A visualisation problem in which you search for vectors which sum
to zero from a jumble of arrows. Will your eyes be quicker than
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
This article looks at knight's moves on a chess board and introduces you to the idea of vectors and vector addition.
Charlie likes to go for walks around a square park, while Alison likes to cut across diagonally. Can you find relationships between the vectors they walk along?
The article provides a summary of the elementary ideas about vectors usually met in school mathematics, describes what vectors are and how to add, subtract and multiply them by scalars and indicates. . . .
Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?