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 (14, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
7
15.7
98
not given
21
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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: (6, 0º) and (17, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
6.6
not given
23.0
18.0
11.0
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
250.6º
70.6º
340.6º
289.4º
19.4º
340.6º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (17, 90º) and (14, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
3.0
31.0
not given
7.9
22.0
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
129.5º
124.6º
50.5º
140.5º
124.6º
55.4º
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