Slope-intercept form linear equations Standard form linear equations Point-slope form linear equations Video transcript A line passes through the points negative 3, 6 and 6, 0. Find the equation of this line in point slope form, slope intercept form, standard form. And the way to think about these, these are just three different ways of writing the same equation.
Now looking at this vector visually, do you see how we can use the slope of the line of the vector from the initial point to the terminal point to get the direction of the vector? Here is all this visually. So, we get We saw a similar concept of this when we were working with bearings here in the Law of Sines and Cosines, and Areas of Triangles section.
Note that a vector that has a magnitude of 0 and thus no direction is called a zero vector. To find the unit vector that is associated with a vector has same direction, but magnitude of 1use the following formula: Vector Operations Adding and Subtracting Vectors There are a couple of ways to add and subtract vectors.
When we add vectors, geometrically, we just put the beginning point initial point of the second vector at the end point terminal point of the first vector, and see where we end up new vector starts at beginning of one and ends at end of the other.
You can think of adding vectors as connecting the diagonal of the parallelogram a four-sided figure with two pairs of parallel sides that contains the two vectors. Do you see how when we add vectors geometrically, to get the sum, we can just add the x components of the vector, and the y components of the vectors?
This is because the negative of a vector is that vector with the same magnitude, but has an opposite direction thus adding a vector and its negative results in a zero vector. Note that to make a vector negative, you can just negate each of its components x component and y component see graph below.
Multiplying Vectors by a Number Scalar To multiply a vector by a number, or scalar, you simply stretch or shrink if the absolute value of that number is less than 1or you can simply multiply the x component and y component by that number.
Notice also that the magnitude is multiplied by that scalar. Multiplying by a negative number changes the direction of that vector. You may also see problems like this, where you have to tell whether the statement is true or false. Note that you want to look at where you end up in relation to where you started to see the resulting vector.
Here are a couple more examples of vector problems. Trigonometry always seems to come back and haunt us! Applications of Vectors Vectors are extremely important in many applications of science and engineering.
Since vectors include both a length and a direction, many vector applications have to do with vehicle motion and direction. This way we can add and subtract vectors, and get a resulting speed and direction for the new vector.
Express the velocity of the plane as a vector. Express the actual velocity of the sailboat as a vector. Then determine the actual speed and direction of the boat.
It then travels 40 mph for 2 hours. Find the distance the ship is from its original position and also its bearing from the original position. And remember that with a change of bearing, we have to draw another line to the north to map its new bearing. Now that we have the angles, we can use vector addition to solve this problem; doing the problem with vectors is actually easier than using Law of Cosines:Recall that the slope (m) is the "steepness" of the line and b is the intercept - the point where the line crosses the y-axis.
In the figure above, adjust both m and b . Adaptively sharpen pixels, with increasing effect near edges. A Gaussian operator of the given radius and standard deviation (sigma) is srmvision.com sigma is not given it defaults to 1.
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What's Being Tested? In most law schools, the exam counts for the entire grade in a course. Your class participation might count only if it is extraordinary. Example1: Write the equation of the line: y = -3x + 6 in standard form.
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