Pre-Calculus Practice Problem 145

Pre-Calculus Practice Problem 145 - Writing exercise Below...

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Unit 4, Activity 7, Algebraic Representation of Vectors Blackline Masters, Advanced Math-Pre-Calculus Page 143 Comprehensive Curriculum, Revised 2008 8. A boy can paddle a canoe at 5 mph. Suppose he wants to cross a river whose current is moving at 2 mph. At what angle α to the perpendicular from one bank to the other should he direct his canoe?
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Unformatted text preview: Writing exercise: Below are four very common applications of vectors and their peculiar method of indicating direction. Describe each vector quantity and sketch a picture. 1. A force f of 20 lb at 60 o 2. A velocity v of 500 mph at 100 o 3. Wind velocity w of 10 knots from 200 o 4. A displacement OA from O to A of 25 km N30 o W 5 2 current...
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course MAC 1147 taught by Professor German during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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