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Vectprs and Scalars
Why are some of these scalars and others are vectors? What's the difference and how can you tell? 1. a dot (b x c) 2. (a dot b) x (b dot c) 3. (a + b) dot c 4. a x (b dot c) 5. (a x b) dot (b x c) 6. (a + b) x c 7. a dot (b dot c) 8. (a x b) + (b x c) 9. (a x b) - c 10. a x (b...
February 9, 2015 by annonymous

Dynamics
Which one of the following statement is correct Multiple choice question a)Energy and work are scalars b)Force and work are vectors c)Energy, momentum and velocity are vectors d)Force, momentus and velocity are scalars
August 4, 2012 by Rajan

Physics
please check these: which of the following is an example of a vector quantity? a. velocity b. temperature c. volume d. mass i picked A identify as vecor or scalar 1. speed of a snail---vector 2. the time it takes to run a mile-scal 3. the free-fall accleration---vector 3. ...
January 31, 2009 by y912f

dyanamics
Which one of the following statements is correct? (a) Energy and work are scalars (b) Force and work are vectors (c) Energy, momentum and velocity are vectors (d) Force, momentum and velocity are scalars
August 3, 2012 by raja

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: scalars/vectors
Please check. 1. Which of the following quantities are scalars, and which are vectors? a. the acceleration of a plane as it takes off- VECTOR b. the number of passengers on the plane- SCALAR c. the duration of the flight- SCALAR d. the displacement of the flight- VECTOR e. the...
September 17, 2006 by Anonymous

math
The vectors u, v are given by u = 3i + 5j, v = i - 2j. Find scalars a, b such that a(u + v) = 8i + (b - 2)j
May 16, 2010 by Michael

math
The vectors u, v are given by u = 3i + 5j, v = i - 2j. Find scalars a, b such that a(u + v) = 8i + (b - 2)j
May 16, 2010 by Michael

linear algebra
Show that a subset W of a vector space V is a subspace of V if and only if the following condition holds: If u and v are any vectors in W and a and b are any scalars, then au + bv is in W.
July 11, 2007 by chris

Physics (vectors)
Given vectors A= (Axi + Ayj), B= (Byj+Bzk) and C= (Cyj + Czk). a) find the triple product of these vectors defined by A dot (BxC) in terms of the vector components. I get 0 as the answer. b) is the result found in a) a scalar of a vector? since I had to multiply finally by the...
January 23, 2007 by steve

physics
Matt runs away from Ashley. Matt runs 40 m north and 30 m west. What is the minimum distance Ashley must run to catch Matt? Draw the image and label the vectors and scalars.
October 4, 2012 by Lauren

Linear Algebra
Let B be the set of vectors in R^3 given by B = (1, 1, 0) , (1, 1, 1) , (0, 1, −1). 1. For x = (x1, x2, x3)^T a vector in R^3, find the scalars c1, c2, c3 (that will depend on x1, x2, x3) such that x = c1(1, 1, 1) + c2(1, 1, 1) + c3(0, 1, −1) Can anyone help me solve this...
November 12, 2016 by CSCE

algebra
Is this set a subspace of R3 or not? Explain why or why not. Span{[1 2 1],[-1 1 3]} I've tried to do a three variable three unknown equation to solve for the scalars for each of the vectors but when doing it got very wrong numbers.
September 22, 2014 by Jackk

physics 4
help me in this topicsmass vol.relationship,graphs and itinterpretation,vectors and scalars help me more to understand this topics the tools in physics,measurement,vectors and scales It is quite impossible to divine what you don't understand. We can easily critique your ...
August 6, 2005 by pamea

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

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 ...
September 26, 2016 by Donna

Vectors/Scalars?
is (u dot v)dot (a dot c) a scalar quantity or vector quantity? What's the difference? (I'm thinking scalar since it has no direction and it only has magnitude.)
February 8, 2015 by annonymous

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

physics multiplying vectors
n the product F = qv · B , take q = 4, = 2.0i + 4.0j + 6.0k and = 136i -176j + 72k. What then is in unit-vector notation if Bx = By? ~~may i get some assistance in this problem? so far.. i tried this.. 136i-176j+72k = 4(2.0i+4.0j+6.0k)(B) 136i-176j+72k = (8i+16j+24k)(B) [(...
March 29, 2007 by sam

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

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

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
I don't know if my answers are right. D: 1)Why is a time interval always positive? I'm not really sure but I wrote down something with vectors and scalars. 2)If the average acceleration of a car is zero in a given time interval, what can you tell about the displacement of the ...
October 1, 2014 by Selena

Physic Worksheets?
Hi! I have a few tests coming up and I need some practice Physics worksheet/tests. I have already done the worksheets and previous tests, but I still need more practice. Does anyone know a site that I can get some practise problems? Doing a google search only leads to higher ...
January 6, 2015 by Lucina

physics
Which of :acceleration,age,speed,temperature,and velocity are vector quantities? Are any of them scalars?
June 14, 2011 by alexa

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

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

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

Physics
Find the vector cross product of two vectors C=2i-j and D=i+2j-3k. What is the angle between the vectors
March 8, 2016 by Charles

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

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

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

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

physics only solve now
the greatest and least resultant of vectors are 21 N and 7 N respectively.find the two vectors
April 30, 2016 by debashish

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

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

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
March 8, 2016 by Charles

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

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.
June 7, 2016 by Katie

Physics
Vectors and Scalars Graph 1. determine the total distance traveled and the displacement made. A. 5.0 km 15 degrees east of north B. 5.0 km 20 degrees east of south C. 5.0 km east D. 5.0 km 30 degrees south of west E. 5.0 km 20 degrees east of south F. 5.0 km 40 degrees north ...
July 12, 2012 by Vicky

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

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 .
January 19, 2015 by allan

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

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...........................

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

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

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

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
September 7, 2016 by Nat

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

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

Math
Let u= (2,1,0,1,-1) and v=(-2, 3, 1, 0,2). Find scalars a and b so that au-bv=(-8,8,3,-1,7)
April 6, 2012 by Lynn

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

AP physics
Can two vectors, of unequal magnitude, add up to give the zero vector? Can three unequal vectors? Under what condition?
September 17, 2016 by Susana

Physics
The sum of two vectors of fixed magnitudes has the greatest magnitude when the angle between these two vectors are?
October 5, 2016 by Anonymous

Physics
What is the resultant of two displacement vectors having the same direction? a. The resultant is the sum of the two displacements having the same direction as the original vectors. b. The resultant is the difference of the two displacements having the same direction as the ...
February 5, 2008 by Shenay

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

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

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

Physics
A football player runs the pattern given in the drawing by the three displacement vectors , , and . The magnitudes of these vectors are A = 6.00 m, B = 13.0 m, and C = 15.0 m. Using the component method, find the (a) magnitude and (b)direction of the resultant vector + + . ...
July 9, 2011 by Kristi

physics
A football player runs the pattern given in the drawing by the three displacement vectors , , and . The magnitudes of these vectors are A = 4.00 m, B = 15.0 m, and C = 18.0 m. Using the component method, find the (a) magnitude and (b)direction of the resultant vector + + . ...
August 14, 2015 by jacob

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
the vectors sum of two vectors of magnitudes 10 units and 15 units can never be?
July 5, 2014 by raghavendra

Physics
A student accurately uses the method for combining vectors. The two vectors she combines have magnitudes of 55 and 25 units. The answer that she gets is either 85, 20, or 55. Pick the correct answer, and explain.
September 27, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
A football player runs the pattern given in the drawing by the three displacement vectors A ,B ,C and . The magnitudes of these vectors are A = 4.00 m, B = 17.0 m, and C = 19.0 m. Using the component method, find the (a) magnitude and (b)direction of the resultant vector A + B...
July 14, 2011 by Kelli

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

Physics (vectors)
Could you please help me with this exercise? Thanks. Adding and substracting vectors Solve for the unknown variables: (a) (a, b) + (3, 0) = (6, 7) (b) (11, c) + (d, 5) = (-12, −3) (c) (5, 5) + (e, 4) = (2, f) (d) (-1, −3) − (5, g) = (h, 2)
February 13, 2013 by Kathy

Physics (vectors)
Could you please help me with this exercise? Thanks. Adding and substracting vectors Solve for the unknown variables: (a) (a, b) + (3, 0) = (6, 7) (b) (11, c) + (d, 5) = (-12, −3) (c) (5, 5) + (e, 4) = (2, f) (d) (-1, −3) − (5, g) = (h, 2)
February 13, 2013 by Kathy

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.
March 14, 2016 by Julekha

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

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

physics
The problem concern the position vectors r1=2.43mi-4.74mj and r2=-3.02mi+0.85mj. Find the angle between the two vectors. Hint: Find the angle each makes with the +x-axis.
June 12, 2011 by Wykeena

physics
The problem concern the position vectors r1=2.43mi-4.74mj and r2=-3.02mi+0.85mj. Find the angle between the two vectors. Hint: Find the angle each makes with the +x-axis.
June 12, 2011 by Wykeena

physics
The problem concern the position vectors r1=2.43mi-4.74mj and r2=-3.02mi+0.85mj. Find the angle between the two vectors. Hint: Find the angle each makes with the +x-axis.
June 12, 2011 by Wykeena

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...
September 7, 2016 by Anna

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
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

physics [vectors]
The concept i get, but somehow i just can't execute this problem, please help me! You are given vectors A = 5.5 6.2 and B = - 3.7 7.4 . A third vector C lies in the xy-plane. Vector C is perpendicular to vector A and the scalar product of C with B is 19.0. I need x and y ...
August 30, 2009 by lina

physics
Vector A is given by A = c x + 6 y, and vector B is given by B = 4.8 x - 16.2 y, where x and y are the x and y unit vectors. What does c need to be such that these two vectors are perpendicular?
October 28, 2010 by sam

physics
Suppose vector A=3i-2j, B= -i-4j and vector C are three vectors in xy plane with the property that vectors A+B-C. What is the unit vector along vector C?
January 28, 2012 by Abdela said yimer

physics
if magnitude of sum of two unit vectors is root2 then find the magnitude of subtraction of these unit vectors
May 25, 2016 by suraj

Physics
Multiple Concept Example 9 provides background pertinent to this problem. The magnitudes of the four displacement vectors shown in the drawing are A = 16.0 m, B = 12.0 m, C = 13.0 m, and D = 23.0 m. Determine the (a) magnitude and (b) direction for the resultant that occurs ...
May 29, 2012 by Sara

physics
Multiple Concept Example 9 provides background pertinent to this problem. The magnitudes of the four displacement vectors shown in the drawing are A = 15.0 m, B = 10.0 m, C = 12.0 m, and D = 29.0 m. Determine the (a) magnitude and (b) direction for the resultant that occurs ...
March 10, 2014 by marah

physics
Multiple Concept Example 9 provides background pertinent to this problem. The magnitudes of the four displacement vectors shown in the drawing are A = 17.0 m, B = 10.0 m, C = 11.0 m, and D = 23.0 m. Determine the (a) magnitude and (b) direction for the resultant that occurs ...
January 30, 2016 by Lydia

physics
Three vectors are shown in Fig. 3-32 (A = 62.0 , B = 58.0°). Their magnitudes are given in arbitrary units. Determine the sum of the three vectors. (a) Give the resultant in terms of components. Rx = Ry = (b) What is the magnitude of the resultant? What is the resultant's ...
September 30, 2012 by michael

physics
Three vectors are shown in Fig. 3-32 (A = 60.0 , B = 56.0°). Their magnitudes are given in arbitrary units. Determine the sum of the three vectors. (a) Give the resultant in terms of components. (b) What is the magnitude of the resultant? What is the resultant's angle above ...
September 30, 2012 by joe

Physics
Find the magnitude and direction of the resultant R of the three vectors shown in figure 1.3. The vectors have the following magnitudes: A=5.0, B=7.9, and C=8.0. Express the direction of the vector sum by specifying the angle it makes with the positive x-axis, with the ...
October 10, 2014 by Anonymous

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.
February 26, 2015 by Sheliza

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

Physics (vectors)
Please help me with this question about vectors. Thanks. If you are given a graph with a vector starting at the point (1,-1)and the arrow goes to the point (0,-4). What is the vector in rectangular coordinate? I answered (0,-3), but the coordinate for x is wrong and I can't ...
February 13, 2013 by Kathy

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)
February 11, 2015 by annonymous

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 m, B = 13.0 m, and C = 16.0 m. Using the component method, find the magnitude and direction è of the resultant vector A + B + C. (...
August 18, 2010 by yoyoma

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