Ch 34: Understanding Vectors

About This Chapter

If you need to refresh or improve your understanding of vectors, you can find out everything you need to know with this useful online study guide. Inside the chapter, you'll find bite-sized lessons and quizzes that can boost your vector knowledge and help you prepare for upcoming math exams.

Understanding Vectors - Chapter Summary

If you need extra help understanding vectors in math, take a look at this convenient online math chapter. Through short and engaging lessons, our expert instructors will help you break down important vector concepts, including vector representations and operations. You'll also look at sample problems that involve the use of vectors. By the end of the chapter, you should be equipped to:

  • Recognize different types of vectors
  • Evaluate algebraic and geometric vector representations
  • Perform vector operations using components
  • Use vectors to solve math problems
  • Solve problems using transformations as matrices

These math lessons are taught with a simplified instructional approach so you can take away essential vector concepts quickly and efficiently. Be sure to take the accompanying self-assessment quizzes to practice answering vector problems on your own. Our instructors are available to answer any questions you may have, and the chapter is available to study at any time that fits your schedule.

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