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Video Discussion: Introduction to Vector Components

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Name: Introduction to Vector Components

Category: Kinematics

Date Added: 22 May 2014 - 04:39 PM

Submitter: Flipping Physics

Short Description: None Provided

Components of Vectors are an important piece to understand how vectors work. In this video we learn how to "break" or "resolve" vectors in to their component pieces.

Content Times:

0:14 The example displacement vector d

0:44 Finding the y component of vector d

2:17 Finding the x component of vector d

3:18 What does it mean to be a component of a vector?

4:14 A common question about vector components

4:51 Showing mathematically that the vector components add up to the vector

6:48 Explaining how d in the x direction shows both magnitude and direction

7:57 The Review

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