Mission VP5: Vector Components



Mission VP5 pertains to the concept of a vector component and the task of determining the magnitude and direction of the components of a given vector. The mission consists of 40 questions organized into 10 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 define vector component and describe their meaning and importance.
  • The student should be able to use graphical and trigonometric methods to determine the components of a given vector.


 

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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 d

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

 

Video Tutorials:

What is a Vector Component?

 

Resolving a Vector into its Components



 

 

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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