Session 1: Vectors

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In this session you will:

  • Read course notes
  • Review an example
  • Watch a lecture video clip and read board notes
  • Review three additional examples
  • Watch a recitation video
  • Do problems and use solutions to check your work

Related Readings

Introduction to Vectors (PDF)


Vector Addition (PDF)

Lecture Video

Video Excerpts

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» Clip: Vectors (00:15:00)

From Lecture 1 of 18.02 Multivariable Calculus, Fall 2007

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Vector Lengths (PDF)

Force is a Vector (PDF)

Proofs Using Vectors (PDF)

Recitation Video

Coordinate Free Proofs: Centroid of a Triangle

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Problems and Solutions

Problems: Vectors (PDF)

Solutions (PDF)


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