# Maths - Vectors

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**Maths-Vectors Help!**

Please can you help me as I have just been introduced to your Help Forum: Determine whether the vectors u, v and w given below are linearly independent or dependent where u, v and w are non-colliner vectors such that u=2a-3b+c , v=3a-5b+2c and w=4a-5b+c. thanks. Use exactly ...

**math**

given that vectors(p+2q) and (5p-4q) are orthogonal,if vectors p and q are the unit vectors,find the dot product of vectors p and q?

**math**

given that vectors(p+2q) and (5p-4q) are orthogonal,if vectors p and q are the unit vectors,find the product of vectors p and q?

**Advanced Maths (Vectors) AQA Level**

Triangle ABC with D, E and F the midpoints of BC, AC, and AB. G is the midpoint of AD such that the ratio AG:GD =2:1, VECtors AB =p and BC =q Prove that B, G and E are collinear. prove the same results for point C, G and G

**Advanced Maths (Vectors) AQA Level**

Triangle ABC with D, E and F the midpoints of BC, AC, and AB. G is the midpoint of AD such that the ratio AG:GD =2:1, VECtors AB =p and BC =q Prove that B, G and E are collinear. prove the same results for point C, G and F

**physics**

Can you help me with this one also? I know how to do it with 3 vectors but I can't seem to draw it with 4 vectors. The magnitudes of the four displacement vectors shown in the drawing are A=16.0 m, B=11.0 m, C=12.0 m, and D=26.0 m. Determine the (1) magnitude and (2) ...

**maths**

Given that vector c and vector d are non zero vectors such that vector c =x1i + y1j + z1k and vector d =(y1z2-y2z1)+(x1y2 -x2y1)show that the two vectors are perpendicular.

**Physics**

Please help me with this its very hard to visualize the problem. The analytical method of adding vectors expressed in terms of their components may be applied to vectors in three dimensions, for which graphical work is inconvenient. Find the magnitude of the resultant of the ...

**Physics**

2 vectors have same magnitude.The magnitude of the resultant vector of these 2 vectors are same as either of both vectors.What is the angle between 2 vectors?

**Math - Algebraic Vectors**

Given the vectors: u = [3, 0] v = [-1, 2] a) Express the vector w = [2, 8] as a linear combination of vectors u and v. How do I do this?

**math**

two vectors are defined as a=2i+xj and b=i-4j. find value of x if a) the vectors are parallel b) the vectors are perpendicular

**math**

two vectors are defined as a=2i+xj and b=i-4j. find value of x if a) the vectors are parallel b) the vectors are perpendicular

**PreCalculus**

Given vectors u=7i + 3j and v = -4i + 3j, find 5u-4v in terms of unit vectors. I am just beginning the study of vectors and have this problem. Could someone help? Thanks.

**math**

if vectors a+b+c=0 and modulus of the vectors a, b and c are 3 ,5 and 7 respectively. find the angle between the vectors a and b.

**Calculus**

Name two sets of vectors that could be used to span a set in R^3. Show how the vectors (-1,2,0) and (3,4,0) could each be written as a linear combination of the vectors you have chosen.

**Science**

2 vectors have same magnitude.The magnitude of the resultant vectors is same as either of both vectors.What is the angle between 2 vectors?

**maths**

1) Suppose that an insect crawls in a plane in a path given in polar coordinates by r = be^kt; theta = kt; where b; k are positive constants and t is time.Find the velocity and acceleration vectors of the insect. Show that the angle between the velocity and acceleration ...

**Calculus and Vectors**

THE VECTORS a - 5b AND a-b ARE PERPENDICULAR. IF a AND b ARE UNIT VECTORS, THEN DETERMINE a dot b

**Math**

Let a, b, and c be unit vectors, such that a+b+c=0. Show that the angle between any two of these vectors is 120 degrees. I proved this geometrically, but now my teacher wants a proof using vectors, and I don't know what to do.

**Calulas and VECTORS**

THE VECTORS a - 5b AND a-b ARE PERPENDICULAR. IF a AND b ARE UNIT VECTORS, THEN DETERMINE a * b

**Calculus and vectors**

Please, help I don't understand vectors T.T 1. In the prism, assume all dimensions have different lengths, state the following: a) state 3 equal vectors to DC⃗ b) state 4 opposite vectors to BC⃗ ------------------------------------- Here is the prism below, imgur ...

**vectors**

Determine whether each statement is true or false. Provide a brief justification. a. Two lines with parallel direction vectors willnot intersect. b. Two linesthat are perpendicularin R3 willhave perpendicular direction vectors. c. Two linesthat havenon-paralleldirection ...

**maths**

Let a, b, c and d be vectors. (i) Show that (a - b) * (a + b) = a^2 - b^2

**Physics Vectors**

two vectors A and B have magnitude such that A>B. We do not know the directions of the vectors. however we can say that the magnitude of the sum A+B must be between? a) B and 2A b)A and A+B c) A-B and A+B d) A-B and A e) B and A+B

**physical science**

The resultant vector of two particular displacement vectors dose not equal the sum of the magnitudes of the individual vectors. Describe the directions of the two vectors.

**Maths - Vectors**

The position vectors a,b,c of the points A,B,C relative to the origin O are ai, bj and ck respectively.Find: 1) a vector equation for the line l throught O which is normal to the plane ABC. 2) a vector equation of the plane ABC The answers should be: 1) r=t(bc i +ac j +ab k) ...

**Calculus and vectors**

A parallelogram is formed by R^3 by the vectors PA=(3,2,-3) and PB=(4,1,5). The point P=(0,2,3). a) what are the location of the vertices? b) what are the vectors representing the diagonals? c) what are the length of the diagonals?

**12th grade**

prove that normal to plane containing 3 points whose position vectors are a vector,b vector,c vectorlies in direction addition of cross product of vectors b and c and cross product of vectors c and a and cross product of vectors a and b

**Vectors**

THE VECTORS a - 5b AND a-b ARE PERPENDICULAR. IF a AND b ARE UNIT VECTORS, THEN DETERMINE a * b

**vectors**

ok theres a graph. its like this. basically theres a ray coming from the origin going up and left diagonally at about a 30 degree angle. the question says "for the following vectors draw the component vectors along the x and y axis". what do i do?!

**physics-vectors**

If the magnitude of the sum of two vectors is greater than the magnitude of either vector, then: If the magnitude of the sum of two vectors is less than the magnitude of either vector, then: a. the scaler product of the vectors must be negative b. the scaler product of the ...

**maths**

1.IF Vector OA =2i + 3j – k, vectorOB = i – 2j + 3k determine the value of vectorS ,OA X OB

**maths-need help**

if given that |a|=|b|=|a-b| find the angle between the vectors

**Science**

Two equal vectors are working at a point.The resultant is equal to one of those vectors.Prove that the resultant bisects the angle between the vectors.

**maths**

prove that if a is not equal to zero and if a * b = a * c and a ^ b = a ^ c then b = c [Hint: calculate a * (b-c) and a ^ (b-c) vectors mechanics

**Maths-Vectors Assistance PLZZ!**

Prove that the vectors u=3i+j-2k , v= -i+3j=4k, and w=4i-2j-6k can form the sides of a triangle They will form a triangle if they are linearly dependent, that is, if (3,1,-2)= m(-1,3,4) + n(4,-2,-6) from which we get 3 equations in two unknowns. -m + 4n = 3 #1 3m - 2n = 1 #2 ...

**vectors**

If two vectors u and v fit the equation (u − v) • (u − v) = u•u+v•v, how must these vectors u and v be related? What familiar theorem does this equation represent?

**Math - vectors**

For what value of t are these two vectors parallel? a) r = 4i + tj and s = 14i - 12j What I Know: vectors are parallel if one is a scalar multiple of the other. I need to find a way that r and s relate by finding what number you can multiply r by to equal s. What I Don't Know...

**further maths**

given that p=i+j-2k and q=2i-j+2k.find two vectors m and n satisfying that m is perpendicular to p,n is parallel to p and m+n=q

**linear algebra**

which of the following sets of vectors span R^3? a.){(1, -1, 2), (0, 1, 1)} b.) {1, 2, -1), (6, ,3, 0), (4, -1, 2), (2, -5, 4)} c.) {(2, 2, 3), (-1, -2, 1), (0, 1, 0)} d.) {(1, 0, 0), (0, 1, 0), (0, 0, 1), (1, 1, 1)} can someone show the steps to check for one of them and i ...

**physics**

Given the vectors = (19 cm, -7 cm) in green and = (-23 cm, 9 cm) in blue shown on the grid below, calculate the magnitude of the vectors described below and select the correct sketch for each from the choices below. The tail-to-head method is used to represent the operations ...

**Maths**

There are 3 vectors: p= 7i + 10j q= 3i + 12j r= -i +4j Could you show me how to find the angle PQR. using the scalar product.

**Math vectors**

For which of the following conditions will the cross product of two vectors be zero? a) If the angle between them is 90°. b) If the angle between them is 0°. c) If the angle between them is 45°. d) If the vectors have the same magnitude.

**college Algebra/Linear Algebra**

Find a Basis for each of these substances of R^4 (a) All vectors whose components are equal (b) All vectors whose component add to zero (c) All vectors that are perpendicular to (1,1,0,0) and (1,0,11) (d) The column space (In R^2) and nullspace(In R^5) of U=[1 0 1 0 1] [0 1 0 ...

**perpendicular vectors**

Find two unit vectors each of which is perpendicular to vectors (1, 1, 0) and (1,0,1) What I did: a x b = (1, -1, -1) |axb|=square toot 3 correct answer is +/- (1/√3 - 1/√3 - 1/√3) or =+/- 1/√3 (1, -1, -1)

**maths**

Two vectors P and Q of magnitudes 5 and 3 units respectively are inclined at an angle of 30 to each other.calculate the component of the resultant in the direction of Q.

**math**

Two vectors have magnitudes of 3 units and 8 units respectively. The resultant of these two vectors has a magnitude of 8 units. What is the angle between these two vectors?

**Maths**

Iam stuck with this question including negative sign. Please I need help. Determine the magnitude and direction of this vectors (a) -8i + 6j (b) -5i - 12j

**Maths**

Iam stuck with this question including negative sign. Please I need help. Determine the magnitude and direction of this vectors (a) -8i + 6j (b) -5i - 12j

**Grade 12 Math**

if a and b are unit vectors, and magnitude of vectors a +b = sq. root of 3, determine (2a-5b) dot (b+3a).

**physics**

The vectors sum of two vectors of magnitude 10units and 15units can never be

**Math**

if vectors a+2b and 5a-4b are perpendicular to each other and a and b are unit vectors. Find the angle between a and b.

**Math**

Prove that vectors u, v and w are coplanar if and only if vectors u, v and w are linearly dependent.

**Vectors**

If vector a and b are unit vectors, and |a+b|= root3, determine (2a-5b) dot product(b+3a)

**Calculus/Vectors**

Calculate the area of the parallelogram with sides consisting of the vectors: a = (1,2,-2) b = (-1,3,0)

**Vectors/Calc**

Calculate the area of the parallelogram with sides consisting of the vectors: a = (1,2,-2) b = (-1,3,0)

**Calculus and vectors**

Do the vectors (2,0,1),(-2,0,0) and (2,3,0) lie on the same plane? Explain your reasoning.

**Physics**

Find the vector cross product of two vectors C=2i-j and D=i+2j-3k. What is the angle between the vectors

**Vectors**

Vectors a and b have magnitudes 2 and 3, respectively. If one of them is 50degrees, find the vector 5a-2b and state its magnitude.

**Vectors**

Given vectors A = -4.8i + 6.8j and B = 9.6i + 6.7j, determine the vector C that lies in the xy plane perpendicular to B and whose dot product with A is 20.0.

**Physics**

Find the scalar product of the vectors ai+bj and bi-aj . Where a and b are arbitrary constants. What's the angle between the two vectors?

**Math vectors**

What can be said about two vectors whose cross product is the zero vector?

**Vectors**

Determine two unit vectors that are perpendicular to both a=[-5,6,2] and d=[3,3,-8].

**Vectors**

Vectors "v" and "w" are given by v = 5i - 2j and w = i + 3j. Find scalars r and s such that r ( v - w) = ( r + s )i - 20j.

**physics**

Find the vectors.sum of ihe three vectors A=-3i-2j+7k, B=i+3j+k, C=-k

**Vectors/Calc**

Note: u,v,w,a,b are all vectors Given that u= xa + 2yb v= -2ya + 3yb w= 4a - 2b where a and b are collinear, find the values of x and y for which 2u - v =w

**Physics**

Given the displacement vectors A = (7.00 - 1.00 + 3.00 ) m and B = (6.00 + 5.00 - 3.00 ) m, find the magnitudes of the following vectors and express each in terms of its rectangular components. (a) C = A - B (b) D = 3A + B

**physics only solve now**

the greatest and least resultant of vectors are 21 N and 7 N respectively.find the two vectors

**Calculus**

Sketch the vector field F⃗ (r⃗ )=2r⃗ in the plane, where r⃗ =⟨x,y⟩. Select all that apply. A.All the vectors point away from the origin. B. The vectors increase in length as you move away from the origin. C. All the vectors point toward ...

**linear algebra**

Which of the given subsets of R3 are subspaces? (a) The set of all vectors of the form [a;b;0] b)The set of all vectors of the form [a;b;c] where a > 0. c) The set of all vectors of the form [a;c;c] d) The set of all vectors of the form [a;b;c] where 2a − b + c = 5. ...

**Physics**

The sum & difference of two non-zero vectors Ä & B are equal in magnitude.what can you conclude about these vectors?why?

**vectors( need answer asap)**

The centroid of the triangle OAB is denoted by G. If O is the origin and OA=4i + 3j ,OB=6i-j. Find OG in terms of the unit vectors, I and j.

**vectors**

how do you determine if two vectors are a) Collinear b) orthogonal?

**vectors problem!!!! help!!!!**

Vectors u=2i+9j+0k and v=13i+18j+0k. What is the value of |u×v|?

**Calculus and vectors**

|C|=5 and |D|=8. The angle formed by vectors C and D is 35 degrees, and the angle formed by vectors A and C is 40 degrees. Determine |B|. Could someone explain this question

**Math**

Given two non-collinear vectors a and b, show that a, axb, and (axb)xa are mutually perpendicular. Also Express the unit vectors i, j, and k as ordered triplets and show that i x j = k what are ordered triplets? Using components show that u x v = -v x u for any vectors u and v.

**Physics Help!!!!**

Describe what it means (describe the motion) if the acceleration vector has the same direction as the velocity vectors, and what it means if the acceleration vector has the opposite direction as the velocity vectors. Consider all four possibilities and explain what would ...

**Physics Help!!!!**

Describe what it means (describe the motion) if the acceleration vector has the same direction as the velocity vectors, and what it means if the acceleration vector has the opposite direction as the velocity vectors. Consider all four possibilities and explain what would ...

**maths**

find the area of the parallelogram that has the vectors as adjacent sides u = -2i + j + 5k v = 4i - 3j - 3k a. 11 b. squareroot 26 c. 86 d. 2 squareroot 86 e. 1

**Physics**

Consider two vectors one of magnitude 3 and the other 4 unit, which of the following is not correct? We can combine these vectors to yield a resultant of. A.7 B.5 C.1 D.0

**maths**

Resultant of 2 vectors P & Q is inclined at 45 to either of them. What is the magnitude of resultant vector?

**Calculus**

Two force vectors act on an object and the dot product of the two vectors is 20. If both of the force vectors are doubled in magnitude, what is their new dot product?

**vectors**

The position vectors, r km, and the velocity vectors, v km/h, of two boats at a certain time are given by ... Boat A:at 10:00 am rA=6i+10j vA=8i–2j Boat B:at 10:30 am rB=8i+5j vB=4i+j ... determine the time at which boat B should head out so that the two boats do collide.

**Mamthematics - Vectors**

a) If vector u and vector v are non-collinear vectors show that vector u, vector u cross product vector v and (vector u cross product vector v) cross product vector u are mutually othogonal. b) Verify this property using vectors collinear with the unit vector, i, j and k c) ...

**Physica**

The sum of two vectors A and B is maximum when both vectors are : A)parallel B) opposite in direction C) perpendicular to each other D) A inclined 45 with B E) none of the above

**Physica**

The sum of two vectors A and B is maximum when both vectors are : A)parallel B) opposite in direction C) perpendicular to each other D) A inclined 45 with B E) none of the above

**Physica**

The sum of two vectors A and B is maximum when both vectors are : A)parallel B) opposite in direction C) perpendicular to each other D) A inclined 45 with B E) none of the above

**Mechanics AS (Vectors)**

When Studying Vectors, How Would I Go About Answering This Question? In Each of the following Cases, find the magnitude and direction of the resultant vectors of the two given vectors: a) a displacement of magnitude 26km on a bearing of 175 degrees and a displacement of ...

**Calculus and vectors**

Please help/verify the answer. 1. When you add vectors geometrically: a) vectors are aligned tail to tail b) vectors are aligned head to head c) vectors are aligned head to tail d) vectors are put side by side Is the answer D? -------------------------------------- 2. Adding a...

**Discrete Math - Geometric Vectors**

Under what conditions will 3 vectors having magnitudes of 7, 24 and 25, respectively, have the zero vector as a resultant? I don't get this question at all.

**calulas and VECTORS**

Calculate to the nearest degree, the angle between the given vectors. [x]=8 [y]=3, x * y = 12square root 3 the answer is 30 degrees ont he back of my textbook

**physics**

The magnitudes of the four displacement vectors shown in the drawing are A = 15.0 m, B = 11.0 m, C = 12.0 m, and D = 21.0 m. Determine the magnitude and directional angle for the resultant that occurs when these vectors are added together.

**physis**

The magnitudes of the four displacement vectors shown in the drawing are A = 13.0 m, B = 11.0 m, C = 12.0 m, and D = 27.0 m. Determine the magnitude and directional angle for the resultant that occurs when these vectors are added together.

**physics**

Consider two vectors ~ A and ~ B and their re- sultant ~ A + ~ B . The magnitudes of the vectors ~ A and ~ B are, respectively, 13 . 2 and 6 . 1 and they act at 110 ◦ to each other.Find the magnitude of the resultant vector ~ A + ~ B .

**Math**

The position vectors for points P and Q are 4 I + 3 j + 6 j + 6 k respectively. Express vector PQ in terms of unit vectors I, j and k. Hence find the length of PQ, in simplified surd form.

**Physics**

If a&b are vectors such that a+3b=-3i+j & a-b=i-2j then find vectors a&b.

**Futher maths**

Given the vector p=i+2j-2k and q=2i-j+2k. Find two vectors m and n satisfyin all the followin conditions:m is pendicular to p , n is pendicular to p,m+n=q.

**linear algebra**

Which of the given subsets of R3 are subspaces? (a) The set of all vectors of the form [a;b;0] b)The set of all vectors of the form [a;b;c] where a > 0. c) The set of all vectors of the form [a;c;c] d) The set of all vectors of the form [a;b;c] where 2a − b + c = 5.

**Maths**

I understand that the answer to this is a+b-c, but I'm not sure how to show working out for this. Any help would be great. " O is any point in the plane of the square ABCD. The vectors OA, OB and OC are a, b and c respectively. Find the vector OD, in terms of a, b and c. Thanks!

**Vectors - Maths**

Given that a = i - j + 2k, b = i + 2j + mk and c = 3i + nj + k, are linearly dependent. Express m in terms of n in simplest fraction form. Answer: m = (2n-9)/(n+3) Can someone pls show their working and explanation? Thx a lot ~C~