Physics 11 - Trignometry Review and Vector Addition Physics 12 - Vector Worksheet
1. Convert the following vectors to x and y components
a)
25 [35o N of E]
b)
373 [12o E of N]
c)
126 [22o N of W]
d)
337 [37o E of S]
e)
1.57 x 10-4 [22o W of S]
3. Convert the following x and y components to vectors
a) x: 3.4 y: 2.7
b) x: 5.6 y: -7.1
c) x: -211 y: -44.0
4. Add the following vectors using the components method
a)
35[N] + 25[S]
b)
163[S] + 37[W]
c)
275[N] – 200[E]
d)
256 [25o N of E] + 313[5o S of E]
e)
1.56[13oN of W] – 3.25[27oN of E]
8. Three forces act at point P at the same time, as shown on the force vector diagram below. What is
the magnitude of the resultant force vector?
9. A pilot points an aircraft due east, while the wind blows from the south.
The resultant velocity of the aircraft over the ground is 64 m/s, 25&deg; N of E . At what speed does
the wind blow?
10. Pamela swims at 2.8 m s relative to the water, heading west. The current flows south at 1.2 m s.
Find Pamela’s resultant direction.