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 (12, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
not given
9
15
36
12.4
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Question 2
What is the direction of the resultant in Question #1
0º
cannot be determined
180º
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Question 3
Two vectors are added together: (7, 0º) and (18, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
11.0
6.9
not given
19.3
25.0
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
248.7º
338.7º
338.7º
68.7º
291.3º
21.3º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (18, 90º) and (12, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
30.0
6.0
21.6
not given
7.7
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
123.7º
138.2º
146.3º
41.8º
56.3º
138.2º
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