Vectors

Author:
Ellen
Points A, B, and C are connected by vectors u, v, and w below
Move points A and B, observing the vectors as you do so. As one vector changes, observe what happens to the other two. Think about what your observations can tell you about the relationships between the vectors.

Reset the applet. What happens to the vectors as you move point A vertically?

Reset the applet. What happens to the vectors as you move point A horizontally?

Reset the applet. What happens to the vectors as you move point B vertically?

Reset the applet. What happens to the vectors as you move point B horizontally?

Reset the applet. What happens to the vectors as you move point C vertically?

Reset the applet. What happens to the vectors as you move point C horizontally?

Which of the following statements are true?

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Explain your reasoning

What, if any, are the conditions under which the following is true: Explain your reasoning.

What, if any, are the conditions under which the following is true: Explain your reasoning.

What, if any, are the conditions under which the following is true: Explain your reasoning.