Pre-Calculus Practice Problem 139

Pre-Calculus Practice Problem 139 - for i and ii below. a)...

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Unit 4, Activity 5, Practice with Vectors Blackline Masters, Advanced Math-Pre-Calculus Page 137 Comprehensive Curriculum, Revised 2008 3. For each of the following problems: i. Find the resultant of two given displacements. Express the answer as a distance and a bearing (clockwise from the north) from the starting point to the ending point. ii. Tell the bearing from the end point back to the starting point. iii. Draw the vectors on graph paper, using ruler and protractor. Show that your answers are correct to 0.1 units of length and 1 degree of angle. Show your work
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Unformatted text preview: for i and ii below. a) 9 units north followed by 6 units along a bearing of 75 degrees b) 8 units east followed by 10 units along a bearing of 170 degrees c) 6 units south followed by 12 units along a bearing of 300 degrees 4. An object moves 90 meters due south (bearing 180 degrees) turns and moves 50 more meters along a bearing of 240 degrees. a) Find the resultant of these two displacement vectors. b) What is the bearing from the end point back to the starting point? Writing activity: How does a vector differ from a line segment?...
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