directed line segment 20 videos

Parametrizing a Line Segment
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to write the parametric equations of a line segment that goes from point A to point B.
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Lines in 3D
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to find the vector and parametric equations of a line when given two points on the line.
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Parallel and Skew Lines
Precalculus Equations of Lines, Parabolas and Circles
How to mark parallel lines, how to show lines are parallel, and how to compare skew and parallel lines.
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Parallel Planes and Lines
Precalculus Equations of Lines, Parabolas and Circles
How to identify parallel lines, a line parallel to a plane, and two parallel planes.
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Perpendicular, Parallel and Skew Lines in Space
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to determine whether two lines in space are parallel or perpendicular.
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The Vector Equation of a Line
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to write the vector equation of a line.
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Converse of Parallel Lines Theorem
Precalculus Equations of Lines, Parabolas and Circles
How to take the converse of the parallel lines theorem.
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Angle Inclination of a Line
Precalculus Advanced Trigonometry
How to find the angle of inclination of a line.
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Lines in Polar Coordinates
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to find the polar equation of a line through the origin (or pole).
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Motion Along a Line
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to write equations describing motion in a straight line given the velocity and the position when t=0.
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The Geometric Representation of Vectors
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to understand what vectors are, and how they can be represented geometrically.
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The Resultant of Two Forces
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to find the resultant of two forces when they are parallel, opposite, or perpendicular in direction.
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The Midpoint and Distance Formulas in 3D
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to derive the formula for the midpoint of a segment in three dimensions.
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Navigation Problems
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How we measure airspeed, wind, groundspeed, and other variables in navigation.
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Computing Difference Quotients
Precalculus Equations of Lines, Parabolas and Circles
How to compute and simplify the difference quotient of a linear function.
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The Complex Plane
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to plot complex numbers on the complex plane.
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Computing Difference Quotients
Precalculus Introduction to Functions
How to compute and simplify the difference quotient of a linear function.
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Parametric Equations and Motion
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to graph a parametric curve, and how to eliminate the parameter to obtain a rectangular equation for the curve.
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Converting from Polar Coordinates to Rectangular
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to convert a polar equation into rectangular form.
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