Multiply a vector by a scalar

In this lesson, we will multiply a vector by a given scalar. We will explore this process and make sense of it with suitable diagrams.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Calculate the vector found by a + b.

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Q2.Calculate the vector found by a - b.

2/4

Q3.

3/4

Q4.

4/4

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Calculate the vector found by a + b.

1/4

Q2.Calculate the vector found by a - b.

2/4

Q3.

3/4

Q4.

4/4

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Multiply a vector by a scalar

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which image shows 2k?

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Q2.

2/3

Q3.

3/3

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

Multiply a vector by a scalar

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which image shows 2k?

1/3

Q2.

2/3

Q3.

3/3

Lesson summary: Multiply a vector by a scalar

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