A vector quantity has both magnitude and direction.
Problems involving velocities, displacements, forces and navigation are often made easier when vectors are used.
The topics covered in these introductory lessons on vectors are:
|What is a Vector?||Vector Magnitude|
|Equal Vectors||Negative Vectors|
|Vector Addition||Vector Subtraction|
|Multiplication by a Scalar||Parallel Vectors|
|Vector Geometry||Position Vector|
|Geometric Representation of Vectors||Algebraic Representation of Vectors|
|Components of a Vector||Adding Vectors Graphically or Head-to-Tail Method|
|Adding Vectors using Components I||Adding Vectors using Components II|
|Vector Addition & Scalar Multiplication||Vector Magnitude & Direction|
|The Resultant of Two Forces||Components of a Force|
|Solve Navigation Problems using Vectors||Unit Vectors I|
|Unit Vectors II||Vector Equation of a Line|
|Parametric Equations & Motion||Parameterize a Line Segment & a Circle|
|Parametric Equations||Dot Product of Vectors|
|Angle between Two Vectors||Vectors in Three Dimensions|
|Lines in 3D Coordinate Systems||Vectors & Planes|
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