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  Alta High Conceptual Physics Chapter 3 Projectile Motion
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Alta High Conceptual Physics Vectors and Scalars Vector vs. Scalars Vectors have both magnitude and direction Displacement, Velocity, Acceleration, Force,  and Momentum Scalars have only magnitude Mass, Time, and Temperature
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Alta High Conceptual Physics Vector Addition Two Methods Graphical Method Requires a ruler and a protractor Process Convert each vector into a line that fits a scale of  your choosing Draw Vectors head to tail, measuring the angle  exactly Draw a resultant Measure the resultant and the resulting angle Convert the measurement back into a vector answer
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Alta High Conceptual Physics Graphical Addition A man drives 125 km west and then turns  45º North of West and travels an additional  100 km.  What is his displacement? Step one: Set Scale 1 cm = 25 Km 125 km = 5 cm 100 km = 4 cm 45°
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Alta High Conceptual Physics Graphical Addition Step Two: Move Vectors Head to Tail Step Three:  Draw Resultant from Tail of First  Vector to the head of the last. 125 km = 5 cm 100 km = 4 cm 45°
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Alta High Conceptual Physics Graphical Addition Step Four:  Measure the Measure the Resultant  and the resulting angle. Step Five:  Using the Scale, convert the  measurement into an answer. 125 km = 5 cm
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