# Vector Quantities

Videos and lessons to help High School students recognize vector quantities as having both magnitude and
direction. Represent vector quantities by directed line segments, and use appropriate symbols for vectors and their magnitudes (e.g., *v*, |*v*|, ||*v*||, *v*).

Common Core: HSN-VM.A.1

Related Topics:

Common Core (Vector and Matrix Quantities)

Common Core for Mathematics

### Vector Basics

An introduction to terminology and how to draw vectors.
Two Types of Quantities, Basic Terminology, Vectors, Direction, Draw the Vector 3 m/s at 90°.

### Scalars and Vectors

Describes the difference between scalars and vectors.

### Scalars and Vectors

This video explains the differences between scalar and vectors quantities. He also uses a demonstration to show the importance of vectors and vector addition.

### Vector Quantities

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