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: (6,0º) and (13, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
not given
78
19
7
14.3
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Question 2
What is the direction of the resultant in Question #1
0º
180º
cannot be determined
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Question 3
Two vectors are added together: (7, 0º) and (22, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
29.0
23.1
7.3
15.0
not given
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
342.3º
72.3º
342.3º
17.7º
252.3º
287.7º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (22, 90º) and (13, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
25.6
not given
35.0
9.0
8.3
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
59.4º
120.6º
143.8º
143.8º
149.4º
36.2º
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