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 (14, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
56
not given
18
14.6
10
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Question 2
What is the direction of the resultant in Question #1
cannot be determined
0º
180º
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Question 3
Two vectors are added together: (6, 0º) and (21, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
21.8
7.0
15.0
not given
27.0
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
74.1º
15.9º
344.1º
344.1º
254.1º
285.9º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (21, 90º) and (14, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
25.2
7.0
not given
8.3
35.0
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
138.2º
138.2º
146.3º
41.8º
56.3º
123.7º
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