Vectors Vocabulary
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• Question 1
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Has magnitude and direction

Scalar

Vector

Initial Point

Terminal Point

• Question 2
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Another name for the "tail" of a vector

Terminal Point

Standard Position

Initial Point

Magnitude

• Question 3
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Another name for the "tip" of the vector

Terminal point

Initial point

Standard position

Direction

• Question 4
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When the vector's initial point is at the origin, it is in ___.

true bearing

resultant

standard position.

• Question 5
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This is always between 0-90 degrees, measured from north or south and then goes toward the east or west

True bearing

Resultant

Zero vector

• Question 6
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This is measured clockwise from north and is always written with three digits.

Zero vector

Resultant

True bearing

• Question 7
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Two vectors who have the same or opposite direction.

Parallel vectors

Equivalent vectors

Opposite vectors

• Question 8
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Two vectors that have the same magnitude and direction

Parallel vectors

Equivalent vectors

Opposite vectors

• Question 9
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Two vectors that have the same magnitude but opposite direction

Parallel vectors

Equivalent vectors

Opposite vectors

• Question 10
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The sum of two or more vectors (450 N in this picture)

Zero vector

Parallel vectors

Equivalent vectors

Resultant

• Question 11
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A way to find the resultant vector by lining them up tip-to-tail.

Parallelogram method

Triangle method

Rectangular method

Circle method

• Question 12
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A way of finding the resultant vector by lining up the vectors tail-to-tail.

Triangle method

Circle method

Rectangular method

Parallelogram method

• Question 13
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The result of adding two opposite vectors; the magnitude is zero and there is no direction.

Zero vector

Resultant

Component

Magnitude

• Question 14
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Two or more vectors with sum that is vector r.

Zero vector

Resultant

Direction

Components

• Question 15
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A horizontal and vertical component (x and y in this picture)