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.
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Question 1
Two vectors are added together: (3,0º) and (10, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
not given
30
10.4
13
7
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Question 2
What is the direction of the resultant in Question #1
180º
cannot be determined
0º
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Question 3
Two vectors are added together: (5, 0º) and (17, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
22.0
12.0
6.4
not given
17.7
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
73.6º
343.6º
16.4º
286.4º
253.6º
343.6º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (17, 90º) and (10, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
7.0
not given
7.3
19.7
27.0
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
59.5º
120.5º
144.0º
144.0º
149.5º
36.0º
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