# Ch 2: Vectors in Physics

Watch video lessons and learn about vector operations and components in physics. The quizzes that follow each of the lessons can help you gauge your comprehension of the materials.

The video lessons in this Vectors in Physics chapter are designed to teach students about the applications of vectors, including how to multiply and subtract them. Once you have watched these lessons, you might have greater knowledge of:

• The direction and magnitude of a vector
• Calculating the cross product of vectors
• How to add vectors using the geometric method

Video Objective
What is a Vector? - Definition and Types Study velocity and force vectors.
Vector Addition (Geometric Approach): Explanation and Examples Discuss the process of vector addition and provide examples.
Resultants of Vectors: Definition and Calculation Explain the process of adding two vectors and arriving at the resultant vector.
Scalar Multiplication of Vectors: Definition and Calculations Explain the scalar multiplication process.
Vector Subtraction (Geometric): Formula and Examples Learn to subtract vectors by utilizing the head-to-tail technique.
Standard Basis Vectors: Definition and Examples Discover the process of calculating standard basis vectors.
How to Do Vector Operations Using Components Explain this process.
Vector Components: The Magnitude of a Vector Discover how to calculate the magnitude of a vector.
Vector Components: The Direction of a Vector Learn about the process of calculating the direction of a vector component.
Vector Resolution: Definition and Practice Problems Learn how to split vectors.
The Dot Product and Vectors: Definition and Formula Calculate the dot product.
Finding the Cross Product of Two Vectors Learn the process of finding the cross product.

12 Lessons in Chapter 2: Vectors in Physics
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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