# Study sets matching "vectors"

vector

magnitude

scalar

Pythagorean Theorem

A measurement with magnitude and direction.... Represented with a…

the amount of a measurement

A measurement that just has amount or magnitude... example: mass,…

method used to recombine component sums or vectors that are pe…

vector

A measurement with magnitude and direction.... Represented with a…

magnitude

the amount of a measurement

vector

magnitude

scalar

Pythagorean Theorem

A measurement with magnitude and direction.... Represented with a…

the amount of a measurement

A measurement that just has amount or magnitude... example: mass,…

method used to recombine component sums or vectors that are pe…

vector

A measurement with magnitude and direction.... Represented with a…

magnitude

the amount of a measurement

Vector

Magnitude

Scalar

Tip to Tail Method

a measurement with magnitude and direction

the amount of a measurement

a numerical measurement or magnitude

Strategy to add vectors

Vector

a measurement with magnitude and direction

Magnitude

the amount of a measurement

scalar

magnitude

direction

resultant vector

quantity with magnitude which lacks direction

quantity of vector

angle of vector

sum of 2 vectors

scalar

quantity with magnitude which lacks direction

magnitude

quantity of vector

scalar

magnitude

direction

resultant vector

quantity with magnitude which lacks direction

quantity of vector

angle of vector

sum of 2 vectors

scalar

quantity with magnitude which lacks direction

magnitude

quantity of vector

vector

magnitude

scalar

Pythagorean Theorem

A measurement with magnitude and direction.... Represented with a…

the amount of a measurement

A measurement that just has amount or magnitude... example: mass,…

method used to recombine component sums or vectors that are pe…

vector

A measurement with magnitude and direction.... Represented with a…

magnitude

the amount of a measurement

vector

magnitude

scalar

Pythagorean Theorem

A measurement with magnitude and direction.... Represented with a…

the amount of a measurement

A measurement that just has amount or magnitude... example: mass,…

method used to recombine component sums or vectors that are pe…

vector

A measurement with magnitude and direction.... Represented with a…

magnitude

the amount of a measurement

vector

magnitude

scalar

Pythagorean Theorem

A measurement with magnitude and direction.... Represented with a…

the amount of a measurement

A measurement that just has amount or magnitude... example: mass,…

method used to recombine component sums or vectors that are pe…

vector

A measurement with magnitude and direction.... Represented with a…

magnitude

the amount of a measurement

vector

Pythagorean theorem

hypotenuse

right triangles

A quantity that has both size and direction.

a²+b²=c²... a squared plus b squared = c squared, where c is the…

the longest side of a right triangle

Triangles containing one 90 degree angle

vector

A quantity that has both size and direction.

Pythagorean theorem

a²+b²=c²... a squared plus b squared = c squared, where c is the…

If vectors are moved according to the r…

Which of the following is a physical qu…

Which of the following is a example of…

Multiplying or dividing vectors by scal…

from the tail of the first vector to the tip of the last vector

scalar

velocity

vectors

If vectors are moved according to the r…

from the tail of the first vector to the tip of the last vector

Which of the following is a physical qu…

scalar

dot product (of a and b) = 0

dot product (of a and b) = ‖a‖ * ‖b‖

cosθ

resultant of the force due to pulls in…

orthogonal

parallel

(v dot w)/(‖v‖ * ‖w‖)

magnitude of the sum of each of the vectors

dot product (of a and b) = 0

orthogonal

dot product (of a and b) = ‖a‖ * ‖b‖

parallel

Vector quantities

Vector

Resultant of two vectors

Resolving a vector

Have both magnitude and direction, such as Displacement, Veloc…

represented by an arrow whose length represents the magnitude…

Adding the vectors tail-head-tail-head; vector diagram drawn t…

Replacing the vector with two components that add to form the…

Vector quantities

Have both magnitude and direction, such as Displacement, Veloc…

Vector

represented by an arrow whose length represents the magnitude…

Vector quantities

Vector

Resultant of two vectors

Resolving a vector

Have both magnitude and direction, such as Displacement, Veloc…

represented by an arrow whose length represents the magnitude…

Adding the vectors tail-head-tail-head; vector diagram drawn t…

Replacing the vector with two components that add to form the…

Vector quantities

Have both magnitude and direction, such as Displacement, Veloc…

Vector

represented by an arrow whose length represents the magnitude…

Magnitude

Scalar

Vector

Vectors

A numerical value with units

A quantity that only has magnitude and no direction

A quantity that has both magnitude and direction

Can be resolved into x- & y-components using right triangle tr…

Magnitude

A numerical value with units

Scalar

A quantity that only has magnitude and no direction

Pathogen

Vector

Biological Vector

Mechanical Vector

Virus, bacterium, or parasite

Mosquito, tick, or fly... Organism that doesn't cause disease it…

Multiplication and/or stage of pathogen's development cycle mu…

Pathogen is transmitted when it's carried on the vector's body…

Pathogen

Virus, bacterium, or parasite

Vector

Mosquito, tick, or fly... Organism that doesn't cause disease it…

Resultant

Scalar Multiplication

Components

Normal Force

sum of vectors

multiplying a vector by a real number or by a quantity with un…

two perpendicular vectors that add to a given vector

A force exerted by one object on another in a direction perpen…

Resultant

sum of vectors

Scalar Multiplication

multiplying a vector by a real number or by a quantity with un…

vector

initial point

terminal point

adding vectors

has direction and magnitude (||v||)

"tail" of vector: part with no arrow - where you start

"head" of vector: part with arrow - where you end

picture

vector

has direction and magnitude (||v||)

initial point

"tail" of vector: part with no arrow - where you start

vector

magnitude

scalar

Pythagorean Theorem

A measurement with magnitude and direction.... Represented with a…

the amount of a measurement

A measurement that just has amount or magnitude... example: mass,…

method used to recombine component sums or vectors that are pe…

vector

A measurement with magnitude and direction.... Represented with a…

magnitude

the amount of a measurement

coordinate axis

origin

rectangular coordinate system

x-axis

two reference lines drawn at a right angle to each other are c…

their point of intersection is called origin

this system is also called cartesian system

taken along horizontal often direction towards right

coordinate axis

two reference lines drawn at a right angle to each other are c…

origin

their point of intersection is called origin

Magnitude Only

Direction

Resultant

False

Which of these does not represent a vector?

The ___ of a vector can be indicated by a degree measurement

The ___ vector is the sum of 2 or more vectors

(T/F) The resultant vector is dependent on the order in which…

Magnitude Only

Which of these does not represent a vector?

Direction

The ___ of a vector can be indicated by a degree measurement

vectors

vectors have

in order to draw vector, must have

conversion factor

quantifiable way to describe value and direction. arrows

magnitude and direction

key or conversion factor

represents how length is related to a forces strength. x cm =…

vectors

quantifiable way to describe value and direction. arrows

vectors have

magnitude and direction