Vector Components: The Direction of a Vector


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Which of the following is the definition of a vector?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an example of a vector's direction?

2. Which of the following vectors is NOT in component form?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz and worksheet to test your comprehension of this subject. You'll answer quiz questions on the direction of a vector by defining vector and identifying examples of a vector's direction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will help you to:

  • Recognize vectors in component form
  • Identify at which angle you might be pushing a buggy in a given example of using force
  • Understand which way a cannonball is fired from knowing its velocity

Skills Practiced

Practice these skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a vector's direction and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of a vector
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the direction of a vector

Additional Learning

This lesson will guide you as you read about the direction of a vector. The lesson is named Vector Components: The Direction of a Vector and it will cover the following study objectives:

  • Define vector
  • Understand direction
  • Analyze example calculations