Mission VP2: Vector Addition Diagrams



Mission VP2 focuses on the use of the head-to-tail method of vector addition. The mission consists of 36 questions organized into 9 Question Groups. You must answer one question from each Question Group to complete the mission. The learning outcomes for this mission are ...
 

Learning Outcomes

  • The student should be able to understand the basic method of head-to-tail addition and use the method to determine the resultant of two or more vectors.
  • The student should be able to utilize an understanding of the head-to-tail method of vector addition in order to analyze and interpret a vector addition diagram.


 

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Getting Help

If you are not familiar with this topic, then you should first learn about the topic using our written Tutorial or our Video Tutorial:
 


The Physics Classroom, Vectors and Motion in Two Dimensions Unit, Lesson 1, Part b

The Physics Classroom, Vectors and Motion in Two Dimensions Unit, Lesson 1, Part c
   

Video Tutorials:

Head-to-Tail Vector Addition

 

Vector Addition with Scaled Diagrams



 

 

Question-Specific Help

Each Question Group has its own Help page with information specific to the question. You can access the Help page from within the mission by tapping on the Help Me! icon (textbook). For your convenience, links to those pages are provided below:

 

 

 



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