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: (4,0º) and (10, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
40
14
not given
10.8
6
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Question 2
What is the direction of the resultant in Question #1
0º
180º
cannot be determined
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Question 3
Two vectors are added together: (5, 0º) and (16, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
16.8
6.2
11.0
21.0
not given
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
72.6º
287.4º
342.6º
252.6º
342.6º
17.4º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (16, 90º) and (10, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
26.0
not given
7.2
18.9
6.0
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
38.7º
141.3º
58.0º
148.0º
141.3º
122.0º
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