The Dot Product and Vectors: Definition & Formula

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What is a vector?

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1. What is a dot product?

2. When do we use dot products?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz focuses on the dot product and vectors. In order to test what you know about this subject, you will need to find the solution to problems that involve these concepts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can count on this quiz and worksheet to provide you with a chance to test your abilities to:

  • Understand terms associated with this subject
  • Explain the use of dot products
  • Use mathematical knowledge to solve problems

Skills Practiced

Abilities that you will practice over the course of this quiz include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the dot product and vectors
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as vector and dot product
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve vector and dot product practice problems

Additional Learning

Whenever you decide to learn more about this subject, the lesson entitled The Dot Product and Vectors: Definition & Formula will be available. Topics included within this lesson cover:

  • Differences between vectors and scalars
  • How you get a dot product
  • Two equations for dot products
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