Resources tagged with: Vector Notation and Geometry

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Broad Topics > Vectors and Matrices > Vector Notation and Geometry

From Point to Point

Age 14 to 16 Short
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Can you combine vectors to get from one point to another?

Vector Journeys

Age 14 to 18
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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?

Areas of Parallelograms

Age 14 to 16
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Can you find the area of a parallelogram defined by two vectors?

Vector Racer

Age 11 to 16
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The classic vector racing game.

Spotting the Loophole

Age 14 to 16
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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 Gem Collector

Age 14 to 18
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Use vectors to collect as many gems as you can and bring them safely home!

An Introduction to Vectors

Age 14 to 18

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. . . .

A Knight's Journey

Age 14 to 18

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

Napoleon's Theorem

Age 14 to 18
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Triangle ABC has equilateral triangles drawn on its edges. Points P, Q and R are the centres of the equilateral triangles. What can you prove about the triangle PQR?

Triangle in a Triangle

Age 14 to 16
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Can you work out the fraction of the original triangle that is covered by the inner triangle?

Vector Walk

Age 14 to 18
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Starting with two basic vector steps, which destinations can you reach on a vector walk?