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Ch 14: FTCE Math: Vector Operations

About This Chapter

One topic that will be covered on the FTCE Math exam is vector operations. Prepare for this math content quickly by working your way through parts of this chapter.

FTCE Math: Vector Operations - Chapter Summary

There are some great resources in this chapter that can help you fully comprehend vector operations. Watch several educational video lessons on the subject. Once you complete the lessons, you can utilize your knowledge when you're taking the FTCE Math exam. You could be able to answer questions relating to:

  • Types of vectors
  • Vector addition and subtraction
  • Resultants of vectors
  • Scalar multiplication
  • Performing operations

When you go through our video lessons, you have the ability to quickly review vector operations concepts. In addition to these lessons, you'll find text transcripts. Featuring highlighted key terms and principles, these transcripts help you to go over the most important material from each lesson quickly. All of these resources can be accessed on your mobile phone or tablet.

6 Lessons in Chapter 14: FTCE Math: Vector Operations
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What Is a Vector? - Definition & Types

1. What Is a Vector? - Definition & Types

After watching this lesson, you will be able to explain what vectors are in physics, give some examples of vectors and have a basic idea of how they can be manipulated mathematically. A short quiz will follow.

Vector Addition (Geometric Approach): Explanation & Examples

2. Vector Addition (Geometric Approach): Explanation & Examples

After watching this video, you will be able to explain why we might need to add two vectors and, given magnitudes and directions, add two vectors using geometric methods. A short quiz will follow.

Vector Subtraction (Geometric): Formula & Examples

3. Vector Subtraction (Geometric): Formula & Examples

After watching this lesson, you will be able to subtract vectors geometrically and give examples of how that process might be used in physics. A short quiz will follow.

Resultants of Vectors: Definition & Calculation

4. Resultants of Vectors: Definition & Calculation

After watching this video, you will be able to explain what a resultant of a vector is and use mathematics to calculate the resultant of two vectors. A short quiz will follow.

Scalar Multiplication of Vectors: Definition & Calculations

5. Scalar Multiplication of Vectors: Definition & Calculations

After watching this video, you will be able to explain what scalar multiplication is and complete basic calculations involving the scalar multiplication of vectors. A short quiz will follow.

Performing Operations on Vectors in the Plane

6. Performing Operations on Vectors in the Plane

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to add, subtract, and multiply your vectors. Learn how easy it is to perform these operations and what you need to keep in mind when performing these operations.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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