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Standard Basis Vectors: Definition & Examples

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How long is a standard basis vector?

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1. What is the definition of a standard basis vector?

2. Why do we use standard basis vectors in physics?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and attached worksheet will assess your grasp of standard basis vectors. With questions on the quiz, you will be responsible for knowing things in this area of study including the length of a standard basis vector and its definition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these interactive resources to:

  • Explain why we use standard basis vectors in physics
  • Determine the velocity of an object written in terms of standard basis vectors
  • Represent a force in component form

Skills Practiced

Practice the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on standard basis vectors
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the length of a standard basis vector in a different light
  • Practice problems - use acquired knowledge to solve standard basis vectors practice problems

Additional Learning

Use this lesson entitled Standard Basis Vectors: Definition & Examples to learn more about this subject. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand how standard basis vectors are useful
  • Analyze examples of standard basis vectors
  • Apply calculations in real life situations
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