STEP Questions Involving Vectors

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3
Some STEP questions are on vectors in their own right. Others are geometry or mechanics questions that can be solved using vector methods. Below are a selection of questions you could try which use vectors, together with some worked solutions.

Past papers can be downloaded from here.

Year Paper Question Worked Example
1998 II 8  
2000 II 7  
2000 III 5  
2001 III 6  
2002 II 7  
2003 II 5  
2004 II 6  
2005 II 7  
2006 II 6  
2007 I 7  
2007 II 8  
2009 II 8  
2010 I 7 Full solution with notes
2010 II 5 Full solution with notes
2011 II 5  

You can also gain extra practice at vector equations and scalar products using our Interactive Mathmo App.