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Unformatted text preview: Slide 1 Vectors in the Plane Section 10.1 ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 2 Why do we need vectors? Some quantities can be characterized by a single real number (these are called scalar quantities ) but others that involve both magnitude and direction cannot. A directed line segment or vector is used to represent such a quantity. ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 3 Vector Terms Initial/Terminal Point Magnitude Equivalent Vectors Component Form Vector Addition Resultant Vector Scalar Multiple Parallel Vectors ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 4...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course MATH 2574 taught by Professor Pamelasatterfield during the Spring '12 term at NorthWest Arkansas Community College.
 Spring '12
 PamelaSatterfield
 Vectors, Scalar

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