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Brief introduction into the concept of vectors

Brief introduction into the concept of vectors

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Vectors Vectors Presentation Transcript

  • Vectors
  • Vocab
    • Vector – Something that has size and direction
    • Magnitude – the length of the vector
    • Scalar – A non vector quantity. (Something that is not a vector)
    • Resultant – The vector sum of two vectors
    • Components – The two vectors that make up a resultant.
  • Vector Addition
    • Add vectors tip to tail
    A B A A B -B R = A + B R = A - B
  • Trig Review
    • A motor boat traveling 4 m/s, East encounters a current traveling 7.0 m/s, North.
      • What is the resultant velocity of the motor boat?
      • If the width of the river is 80 meters wide, then how much time does it take the boat to travel shore to shore?
      • What distance downstream does the boat reach the opposite shore?