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: (4,0º) and (14, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
56
10
18
14.6
not given
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Question 2
What is the direction of the resultant in Question #1
cannot be determined
180º
0º
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Question 3
Two vectors are added together: (7, 0º) and (22, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
23.1
not given
15.0
29.0
7.3
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
342.3º
252.3º
17.7º
72.3º
342.3º
287.7º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (22, 90º) and (14, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
36.0
8.4
26.1
8.0
not given
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
140.5º
57.5º
147.5º
122.5º
140.5º
39.5º
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