# Ch 26: Vectors in Precalculus

This chapter will help you analyze the importance of vectors in precalculus. Use these lessons to break down different types of vectors and their applications.

## Vectors in Precalculus - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Select this chapter to learn more about vectors in precalculus. These lessons will explain the different types of vectors and how they are used in this aspect of mathematics. You can explore this chapter to develop your understanding of:

• The definition of a vector
• Vectors in the plane
• Scalar multiplication
• Unit and normal vectors
• Graphing vector functions
• The dot and cross products of vectors

Lesson Objective
What is a Vector in Math? - Definition & Examples Evaluate vectors and their uses.
Performing Operations on Vectors in the Plane Learn how to solve applied problems that involve performing operations on vectors.
Scalar Multiplication of Vectors: Definition & Calculations Focus on understanding the basic calculations that involve scalar multiplication.
How to Find Unit & Normal Vectors Assess the methods for finding normal and unit vectors.
How to Graph Vector Functions Develop an understanding of how vector functions are graphed.
The Dot Product of Vectors: Definition & Application Compare the algebraic and geometric definition a dot product.
Finding the Cross Product of Two Vectors Explain how to find the cross product of two vectors.

7 Lessons in Chapter 26: Vectors in Precalculus
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