Mathematical resolution of vectors is explored in one and two dimensions as we take you on a bike ride through a park.
Unit 1 Segment F: Mathematical Resolution of Vector Mathematical resolution of vectors is explored in one and two dimensions as we take you on a bike ride through a park.Premiere Date: July 10, 2018 | Runtime: 00:08:27
-Review what vectors and scalars are.
-Review how to add vectors with the tip to tail method and show how to break vectors into their components.
-Analyze a one-dimensional vector problem.
-Explain a two-dimensional vector example using the Pythagorean Theorem.
magnitude - the amount or quantity.
Pythagorean Theorem - a theorem that states that the square of the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle equals the sum of the squares of the lengths of the other two sides.
resultant - a vector quantity that is equal to the addition of two or more vector components acting at the same point.
scalars - quantities that are described by magnitude alone (e.g. time, speed, mass, distance).
tip-to-tail method - a method of vector addition where one can add any two vectors by placing the tail of one so that it meets the tip of other one.
vectors - quantities that express magnitude and direction.
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