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 (11, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
12.1
16
6
55
not given
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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: (4, 0º) and (17, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
17.5
21.0
not given
13.0
6.1
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
13.2º
256.8º
283.2º
346.8º
76.8º
346.8º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (17, 90º) and (11, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
7.4
not given
28.0
20.2
6.0
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
139.7º
147.1º
139.7º
122.9º
57.1º
40.3º
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