Examples, solutions, videos, and lessons to help PreCalculus students learn about component vectors and how to find the components of a vector.The following diagram shows how to obtain the components of a vector. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions on how to find and use the components of a vector.
Below are further examples of finding the components of a vector.
In this video, we are given the magnitude and direction angle for the vector and we are required to express the vector in component form.
Two examples of how to use trig to separate a vector into x and y components.
The big idea concerning Vector Components. This is why it works and why we do it.
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