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 (10, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
3
17
not given
12.2
70
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Question 2
What is the direction of the resultant in Question #1
180º
cannot be determined
0º
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Question 3
Two vectors are added together: (5, 0º) and (18, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
6.5
18.7
not given
23.0
13.0
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
285.5º
344.5º
74.5º
254.5º
15.5º
344.5º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (18, 90º) and (10, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
8.0
not given
7.4
28.0
20.6
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
150.9º
146.3º
146.3º
60.9º
33.7º
119.1º
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