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 (13, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
13.3
not given
39
10
16
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Question 2
What is the direction of the resultant in Question #1
cannot be determined
0º
180º
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Question 3
Two vectors are added together: (4, 0º) and (17, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
13.0
6.1
17.5
not given
21.0
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
256.8º
13.2º
283.2º
346.8º
76.8º
346.8º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (17, 90º) and (13, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
7.7
not given
4.0
21.4
30.0
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
130.1º
127.4º
142.6º
49.9º
130.1º
52.6º
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