Practice Problems
Adding Parallel, Anti-parallel, and Orthogonal Vectors
Directions:
On this worksheet you will practice adding vectors that are either parallel or antiparallel as well as those that are at right angles to each other.
omit
Question 1
Two vectors are added together: (5,0º) and (13, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
13.9
18
65
not given
8
omit
Question 2
What is the direction of the resultant in Question #1
cannot be determined
0º
180º
omit
Question 3
Two vectors are added together: (6, 0º) and (22, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
16.0
28.0
22.8
not given
7.1
omit
Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
344.7º
344.7º
285.3º
74.7º
15.3º
254.7º
omit
Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (22, 90º) and (13, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
not given
9.0
35.0
25.6
8.3
omit
Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
120.6º
149.4º
143.8º
143.8º
59.4º
36.2º
PhysicsLAB
Copyright © 1997-2020
Catharine H. Colwell
All rights reserved.
Application Programmer
Mark Acton