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Vector Journeys

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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?

An Introduction to Vectors

Stage: 4 and 5

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. . . .

Vector Walk

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?

Polygon Walk

Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Go on a vector walk and determine which points on the walk are closest to the origin.

Spotting the Loophole

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

A visualisation problem in which you search for vectors which sum to zero from a jumble of arrows. Will your eyes be quicker than algebra?

Vector Racer

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.

Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Can you arrange a set of charged particles so that none of them start to move when released from rest?

Spiroflowers

Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Analyse these repeating patterns. Decide on the conditions for a periodic pattern to occur and when the pattern extends to infinity.

A Knight's Journey

Stage: 4 and 5

This article looks at knight's moves on a chess board and introduces you to the idea of vectors and vector addition.

An Introduction to Complex Numbers

Stage: 5

A short introduction to complex numbers written primarily for students aged 14 to 19.