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December 21, 2014

December 21, 2014

Number of results: 6,984

**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 ...
*April 16, 2007 by Charles*

**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?
*January 2, 2013 by bhawani*

**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
*February 12, 2012 by Jat*

**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
*February 12, 2012 by Jat*

**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?
*January 1, 2013 by bhawani*

**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) ...
*January 23, 2011 by Brittany*

**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.
*February 18, 2012 by victor m*

**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?
*November 21, 2014 by Tangy*

**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 ...
*February 20, 2013 by Jess*

**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?
*February 13, 2008 by Anonymous*

**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
*November 21, 2010 by karla*

**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
*November 21, 2010 by karla*

**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.
*January 29, 2009 by Joanie*

**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.
*January 5, 2013 by raja*

**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.
*April 28, 2010 by Jackiee*

**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?
*November 21, 2014 by Tangy*

**Calculus and Vectors**

THE VECTORS a - 5b AND a-b ARE PERPENDICULAR. IF a AND b ARE UNIT VECTORS, THEN DETERMINE a dot b
*May 11, 2013 by Johnny*

**maths**

Let a, b, c and d be vectors. (i) Show that (a - b) * (a + b) = a^2 - b^2
*February 6, 2013 by Jess*

**Calulas and VECTORS**

THE VECTORS a - 5b AND a-b ARE PERPENDICULAR. IF a AND b ARE UNIT VECTORS, THEN DETERMINE a * b
*May 19, 2010 by z...........................*

**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) ...
*February 2, 2009 by Claire*

**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 ...
*March 18, 2012 by Melissa*

**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 ...
*June 9, 2010 by Alicia*

**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
*September 27, 2012 by cody*

**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.
*May 2, 2011 by Becky*

**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?
*March 23, 2012 by Melinda*

**maths**

1.IF Vector OA =2i + 3j – k, vectorOB = i – 2j + 3k determine the value of vectorS ,OA X OB
*February 18, 2012 by chrystabelle*

**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
*September 22, 2009 by parth*

**Vectors**

THE VECTORS a - 5b AND a-b ARE PERPENDICULAR. IF a AND b ARE UNIT VECTORS, THEN DETERMINE a * b
*May 11, 2013 by Johnny*

**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
*February 6, 2013 by jenny*

**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?!
*August 5, 2009 by jawn*

**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 ...
*August 6, 2007 by mekeke*

**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 ...
*April 16, 2007 by Babanla*

**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.
*March 14, 2011 by Anique*

**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?
*April 12, 2010 by sally*

**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 ...
*July 19, 2007 by chris*

**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 ...
*October 15, 2013 by butcha*

**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
*May 27, 2013 by Shamine*

**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
*May 27, 2013 by Shamine*

**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 ...
*November 3, 2010 by traxx*

**maths**

Resultant of 2 vectors P & Q is inclined at 45 to either of them. What is the magnitude of resultant vector?
*April 10, 2014 by Kamal*

**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?
*March 1, 2013 by dave*

**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).
*May 8, 2014 by Melissa*

**physics**

The vectors sum of two vectors of magnitude 10units and 15units can never be
*July 4, 2014 by raghavendra*

**Math**

Prove that vectors u, v and w are coplanar if and only if vectors u, v and w are linearly dependent.
*April 18, 2008 by Tess*

**Vectors**

If vector a and b are unit vectors, and |a+b|= root3, determine (2a-5b) dot product(b+3a)
*May 19, 2010 by Shawn*

**Calculus/Vectors**

Calculate the area of the parallelogram with sides consisting of the vectors: a = (1,2,-2) b = (-1,3,0)
*May 17, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Vectors/Calc**

Calculate the area of the parallelogram with sides consisting of the vectors: a = (1,2,-2) b = (-1,3,0)
*May 17, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Calculus and vectors**

Do the vectors (2,0,1),(-2,0,0) and (2,3,0) lie on the same plane? Explain your reasoning.
*March 26, 2012 by Melinda*

**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.
*June 15, 2008 by Sam*

**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.
*September 28, 2010 by Victor*

**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?
*May 30, 2013 by Jacob*

**Vectors **

Determine two unit vectors that are perpendicular to both a=[-5,6,2] and d=[3,3,-8].
*June 17, 2010 by Anonymous*

**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.
*April 26, 2012 by Cameron*

**physics**

Find the vectors.sum of ihe three vectors A=-3i-2j+7k, B=i+3j+k, C=-k
*February 4, 2013 by baron*

**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.
*July 31, 2013 by Gideon*

**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
*May 23, 2011 by Anonymous*

**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
*September 26, 2012 by Abraham*

**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!
*November 25, 2014 by Vectors*

**Physics**

The sum & difference of two non-zero vectors Ä & B are equal in magnitude.what can you conclude about these vectors?why?
*November 25, 2012 by Minte*

**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.
*November 25, 2014 by benjieo*

**vectors **

how do you determine if two vectors are a) Collinear b) orthogonal?
*June 17, 2010 by Ariza *

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

Vectors u=2i+9j+0k and v=13i+18j+0k. What is the value of |u×v|?
*May 26, 2013 by robert*

**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
*March 23, 2012 by Jake*

**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.
*March 30, 2008 by Anonymous*

**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 ...
*September 5, 2014 by Layla*

**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 ...
*September 6, 2014 by Layla*

**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?
*March 29, 2012 by Jake*

**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.
*February 7, 2013 by Molly*

**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) ...
*August 20, 2010 by Suhani*

**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
*July 11, 2012 by Q8*

**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
*July 11, 2012 by Q9*

**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
*July 15, 2012 by Q8*

**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 ...
*February 21, 2012 by Jat*

**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...
*March 26, 2012 by Melinda*

**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.
*February 9, 2008 by Anonymous*

**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
*May 19, 2010 by z...........................*

**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.
*January 20, 2012 by Anonymous*

**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.
*January 20, 2012 by Natasha*

**Physics**

If a&b are vectors such that a+3b=-3i+j & a-b=i-2j then find vectors a&b.
*November 16, 2011 by Emily*

**calculus**

Find two unit vectors that make an angle of 60° with v = 3, 4 (Enter your answer as a comma-separated list of vectors. Round your answers to four decimal places.)
*August 31, 2011 by colt*

**URGENTTT!!**

I need to use the scalar triple product. but i dont have any vectors? how am i supposed to know what the vectors all coming from one corner are?? Q:Calculate the volume of the parallelepiped with vertices at: (9,4,3), (7,12,2), (12,5,6), (3,-4,0), (10,13,5), (1,4,-1), (4,5,2) ...
*September 6, 2008 by jess*

**URGENTTT!!**

I need to use the scalar triple product. but i dont have any vectors? how am i supposed to know what the vectors all coming from one corner are?? Q:Calculate the volume of the parallelepiped with vertices at: (9,4,3), (7,12,2), (12,5,6), (3,-4,0), (10,13,5), (1,4,-1), (4,5,2) ...
*September 6, 2008 by jess*

**physics**

A football player runs the pattern given in the drawing by the three displacement vectors A, B, and C. The magnitudes of these vectors are A = 5.0 m, B= 15 m, and C = 18 m. Using the component method, find the magnitude and direction è of the resultant vector
*February 8, 2013 by james*

**math**

The cruising speed of a Boeing 767 in still air is 530 mph. Suppose that a 767 is cruising directly east when it encounters an 80 mph wind blowing 40 degrees south of west. Sketch the vectors for the velocities of the airplane and the wind. Express both vectors in ordered pair...
*February 17, 2014 by Connie*

**Physics**

2. We have two vectors that line in the x-y plane. If we take the cross-product of those two vectors we know that a. the magnitude of the cross-product will always be equal to the product of the magnitudes of the two vectors. b. the magnitude of the cross-product will always ...
*December 27, 2011 by Sarah*

**Discrete Math - Geometric Vectors**

I'm lost! How do you add the following vectors? Please provide a step by step answer! 1) EA - CB + DB + AD 2) PT - QT + SR - SQ
*February 7, 2008 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

Two vectors are at right angle to each other as shown. Find the resultant vector (the sum of the two vectors).
*March 4, 2012 by Mina*

**physics**

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
*September 27, 2012 by Kylie*

**Linear Algebra**

Prove that If a vector space is of dimension n and a set of vectors spans V, then that set of vectors must be linearly independent.
*February 26, 2013 by John*

**Calculus**

Given vectors u= (1,-1,3) and v= (-4,5,3) find an ordered triple that represents vectors 3u-2v. a.(16,1,-7) b.(11,-13,3) c.(10,-12,1) d.(7,-7,16) I dont want you to straight up give me the answer. I need someone to teach me how to solve this problem. I am home schooled and i ...
*August 23, 2012 by alana*

**vectors**

Given the vectors v=-2i+5j and w=3i+4i, determine (do I just plug what is given? but how would I find the length? is there a special way to solve vectors?) 1. 1/2 v 2. w-v 3. length of w 4. the unit vector for v Use the pythogrean theorm to find length of w, i,j are at right ...
*August 6, 2007 by Anonymous*

**Linear algebra**

Find two vectors v and w such that the three vectors u = (1,-1,-1), v and w are linearly independent independent.
*August 11, 2011 by Neeraj*

**Science**

2 forces of 5N&7N respectively act on an object. (a) When will the resultant of 2 vectors be at a maximum? (b) When will the resultant of the 2 vectors be at a minimum?
*January 19, 2014 by Lesed*

**Physics**

1) The vector sum of three vectors gives a resultant equal to zero. what can you say about the vectors? 2) Vector is 3.00 units in length and points along the positive x-axis. Vector is 4.00 units in length and points along the negative y-axis.Use graphical methods to find the...
*November 19, 2009 by Aman*

**Science**

1) The vector sum of three vectors gives a resultant equal to zero. what can you say about the vectors? 2) Vector is 3.00 units in length and points along the positive x-axis. Vector is 4.00 units in length and points along the negative y-axis.Use graphical methods to find the...
*November 19, 2009 by Sandy*

**Calculus and vectors-Help~David**

Rectangular prism is defined by vectors (2,0,0)(0,9,5) and (0,0,3). Find the volume. I have done this so far, would anyone please verify this. (2,0,0)(0,9,6) (0-2, 9-0, 6-0) =(-2,9,6) (-2,9,6)(0,0,3) =(2,-9,-3) (2)(-9)(-3)=54 cm^3 Therefore volume is 54 cm^3
*March 22, 2012 by Jake*

**CALCULUS!!!!!**

Given the vectors a = (1, 3, 4) and b = (4, 5, -4), what is the angle between the two given vectors to the nearest degree?
*July 2, 2008 by Mathlicious*

**Physics**

How does the resultant of two vectors change as the angle between the two vectors increase?
*September 30, 2011 by Lala*

**Physics**

How does the resultant of two vectors change as the angle between the two vectors increase?
*October 2, 2011 by Lala*

**Vectors Help me pls!**

Dtermine the value of a so that u=2i+aj+k and 4i-2j-2k are perpendicular Did you just start this topic? This is a very easy question. if two vectors are perpendicular, then their dot product must be zero then (2,a,1).(4,-2,-2)=0 8-2a-2=0 a=3
*April 16, 2007 by Segun*

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