Category: Vectors

Vectors

Representing a vector

Representing a vector

There are a number of ways of representing vector quantities. These include: Using bold print AB where an arrow above two capital letters denotes the sense of direction, where A is the starting point...

Drawing a Vector

Drawing a Vector

A vector quantity can be represented graphically by a line, drawn so that: the length of the line denotes the magnitude of the quantity, and the direction of the line denotes the direction in...

Scalars and Vectors

Scalars and Vectors

Any object that is acted upon by an external force will respond to that force by moving in the line of the force. However, if two or more forces act simultaneously, the result is...