The Book of Phyz - AP Physics B: The Second Year

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1 Scalars and Vectors
The vector is introduced and contrasted with the scalar. (Scalars are more familiar, except in name.)
3 Polar and Rectangular Notation
Vector notation is described. Two common forms are introduced via examples.
4 Vector Addition
The addition of vectors is described. It turns of that 3 and 4 can add to anything from 1 to 7 once direction is taken into account.
5 X Vector Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication
Worked out examples of vector addition.
6 Resolving and Composing Vectors
Resolving: transforming a polar representation of a vector into a rectangular representation. Composing: transforming a rectangular representation of a vecotr intoa polar representation.
 7 X Resolving and Composing Vectors
Worked out examples of resolving and composing.
1 Vector Madness - Answers
Turning graphic images into vector notation and vice versa.
2 Graphic Addition and Subtraction - Answers
Add and subract vectors graphically.
3 Algebraic Addition - Answers
Add and subract vectors algebraicly.
4 New Year's Resolutions - Answers
Resolve vectors.
5 Composition Classics - Answers
Compose vectors

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