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 (14, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
17
not given
42
14.3
11
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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: (8, 0º) and (23, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
not given
7.6
15.0
31.0
24.4
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
70.8º
340.8º
250.8º
289.2º
340.8º
19.2º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (23, 90º) and (14, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
37.0
9.0
8.5
not given
26.9
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
37.5º
58.7º
148.7º
121.3º
142.5º
142.5º
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