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Introduction to the 3D Coordinate System
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to define the components and length of a position vector in three dimensions.
axes coordinates position vector components magnitude length distance origin 
Algebraic Representation of Vectors
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to express a position vector algebraically in component form <a,b>, and how to compute its magnitude.
position vector vector components horizontal component vertical component component form magnitude length 
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.
velocity constant velocity position vector equation of a line parametric equations parametric equations of a line 
The Angle Between Vectors
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to compute the angle between two vectors.
dot product angle between vectors position vectors 
Evaluating Sine and Cosine at Special Acute Angles
Precalculus Trigonometric Functions
How do we measure sine and cosine of pi/4?
sine cosine unit circle definitions of sine and cosine angles in standard position 
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.
the vector equation of a line position vectors direction vector parametric equations 
Vectors and Planes
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to find a vector normal (perpendicular) to a plane given an equation for the plane.
normal vector position vector perpendicular vectors planes the equation of a plane 
The Definitions of Sine and Cosine
Precalculus Trigonometric Functions
How we define sine and cosine for all angle measures using the unit circle.
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Evaluating Sine and Cosine at Other Special Angles
Precalculus Trigonometric Functions
How to measure the sine and cosine of 150.
sine cosine unit circle definitions of sine and cosine angles in standard position reference angles 
The Vector Equation of a Line
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to write the vector equation of a line.
position vector direction vector vector addition scalar multiple vector equation line 
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.
position time parametric equations path rectangular equation eliminating the parameter square root function direction of motion 
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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