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 (14, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
7
not given
98
21
15.7
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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: (4, 0º) and (19, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
6.4
not given
19.4
15.0
23.0
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
11.9º
348.1º
348.1º
281.9º
78.1º
258.1º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (19, 90º) and (14, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
5.0
8.1
33.0
23.6
not given
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
143.6º
47.5º
53.6º
126.4º
132.5º
132.5º
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