Vectors in magnitude and direction form

2 videos
1 skill
Think about how we can represent vectors using their magnitude and direction instead of their components.

Direction angles of vectors from components (1st and 2nd quadrants)

VIDEO 9:01 minutes
Sal first finds the direction angle of a vector in the first quadrant, then moves onto a trickier one in the second quadrant.

Direction angles of vectors from components (3rd and 4th quadrants)

VIDEO 6:42 minutes
Sal finds the direction angle of a vector in the third quadrant and a vector in the fourth quadrant.

Direction angles

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Find the direction angle of a vector.