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. . . .
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?
Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?
Go on a vector walk and determine which points on the walk are
closest to the origin.
This article looks at knight's moves on a chess board and introduces you to the idea of vectors and vector addition.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Can you arrange a set of charged particles so that none of them
start to move when released from rest?
Analyse these repeating patterns. Decide on the conditions for a
periodic pattern to occur and when the pattern extends to infinity.
A visualisation problem in which you search for vectors which sum
to zero from a jumble of arrows. Will your eyes be quicker than
A short introduction to complex numbers written primarily for students aged 14 to 19.