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 (13, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
not given
10
16
13.3
39
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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: (7, 0º) and (17, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
18.4
24.0
not given
6.8
10.0
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
67.6º
247.6º
337.6º
22.4º
292.4º
337.6º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (17, 90º) and (13, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
7.7
4.0
not given
21.4
30.0
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
130.1º
142.6º
130.1º
49.9º
127.4º
52.6º
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