## Unit Vectors – Examples and Practice Problems

Unit vectors are vectors that have a magnitude of 1 and have no units. These vectors are used to describe … Read more

## Multiplying a Vector by a Scalar with Examples

The multiplication of a vector by a scalar is solved simply by multiplying the magnitude by the scalar. This is … Read more

## Direction of a 2D Vector – Formulas and Examples

The direction of a vector is the orientation of the vector in a coordinate system, usually described by the angle … Read more

## Magnitude of 2D and 3D Vectors – Formulas and Examples

The magnitude of a vector helps us to quantify the size or length of a vector in space. To find … Read more

## Components of a Vector – Formulas and Examples

The components of a vector are scalar quantities that indicate the “displacement” on each axis of a coordinate system. These … Read more

## Adding Vectors – Examples and Practice Problems

Two or more vectors can be added using both graphical and algebraic methods. The three main methods for adding vectors … Read more