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: (7,0º) and (10, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
12.2
70
3
not given
17
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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 (16, 270º). The magnitude of their resultant is
8.0
17.9
not given
6.8
24.0
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Question 4
The direction of the vector in Question #3 is
243.4º
63.4º
333.4º
333.4º
26.6º
296.6º
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Question 5
Two vectors are added together: (16, 90º) and (10, 180º). The magnitude of their resultant is
not given
18.9
26.0
7.2
6.0
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Question 6
The direction of the vector in Question #5 is
122.0º
141.3º
38.7º
141.3º
148.0º
58.0º
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