scalar quantities 18 videos

Vector Quantities  Scalar Quantities
Physics Linear and Projectile Motion
Understanding the differences between vectors and scalar quantities.
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Addition and Scalar Multiplication of Vectors
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to compute the sum of two vectors or the product of a scalar and a vector.
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Vector Operations in 3D
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to perform vector operations like addition, scalar multiplication, the dot product, and finding the magnitude, in three dimensions.
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Evaluating a Logarithmic Expression in terms of Known Quantities
Algebra 2 Inverse, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
How to break up a logarithm of a large number.
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Evaluating a Logarithmic Expression in terms of Known Quantities
Precalculus Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
How to break up a logarithm of a large number.
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Matrix Operations
Algebra 2 Matrices
How to use simple matrix operations.
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Augmented Matrices
Algebra 2 Matrices
How to use matrices to solve a system of linear equations.
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Definite Integrals As Net Change
Calculus The Definite Integral
How to use the fundamental theorem of calculus to compute the net change of a quantity.
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Mixture Problems
Algebra Word Problems Using Systems of Equations
How to solve word problems when mixing two quantities with different prices.
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The Dot Product of Vectors
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to compute the dot product of two vectors.
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Instantaneous Rate of Change
Calculus The Derivative
How to estimate the instantaneous rate liquid is pouring out of a container at t=4 by computing average rates of change over shorter and shorter intervals of time.
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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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Unit Vectors
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to express a vector algebraically in terms of the unit vectors i and j.
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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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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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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 Angle Between Planes
Precalculus Vectors and Parametric Equations
How to find the angle between planes, and how to determine if two planes are parallel or perpendicular.
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