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: (7,0º) and (11, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
77
18
not given
13.0
4
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Question 2
What is the direction of the resultant in Question #1
180º
0º
cannot be determined
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Question 3
Two vectors are added together: (4, 0º) and (20, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
24.0
not given
6.5
16.0
20.4
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
281.3º
258.7º
348.7º
11.3º
348.7º
78.7º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (20, 90º) and (11, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
22.8
9.0
not given
7.8
31.0
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
33.4º
151.2º
146.6º
118.8º
61.2º
146.6º
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