Vectors Vectors indicate magnitude and direction Vectors can be represented by arrow- tipped line segment –Length of line indicate magnitude –Arrow points in direction of vector Sum of any two vectors can be found graphically –Generally, add the vectors tip to tail –Sum is called the resultant
Vector Addition: Parallelogram Method Jerome walks 4 km north, and 8 km east. What is his displacement? science.andersonscience.net/notes/
Graphical: Tip to Tail Method Jerome walks 4 km north, and 8 km east. What is his displacement?