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: (5,0º) and (14, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
14.9
9
not given
70
19
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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 (23, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
23.3
not given
6.8
27.0
19.0
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
350.1º
9.9º
80.1º
279.9º
260.1º
350.1º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (23, 90º) and (14, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
37.0
26.9
not given
8.5
9.0
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
142.5º
37.5º
58.7º
121.3º
148.7º
142.5º
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