Introductory Vector Addition Problem using Component Vectors (10:52)
A simple, introductory vector addition problem that combines the concepts of vectors, cardinal directions, tip-to-tail vector addition and component vectors.
0:14 Reading and understanding the problem.
1:25 Drawing the Vector Diagram.
2:28 A common mistake about where to place the arrowhead on the Resultant Vector.
3:39 This is NOT a Vector Diagram!
4:34 How NOT to solve the problem.
5:12 Breaking vector B in to its component in the y direction.
6:02 Breaking vector B in to its component in the x direction.
6:52 Redrawing the Vector Diagram using the components of vector B.
7:30 Finding the direction of our Resultant Vector.
8:35 Finding the magnitude of our Resultant Vector.
9:47 Summarizing the entire problem in 27 seconds.
10:19 The review.