1) Basic Properties of Vectors

In this chapter, you will be learning

  • addition and subtraction of vectors, multiplication of a vector by a scalar, and their geometrical interpretations
  • use of various notations to represent vectors
  • position vectors, displacement vectors and direction vectors
  • magnitude of a vector
  • unit vectors
  • distance between two points
  • collinearity
  • use of the ratio theorem in geometrical applications