Understanding Vectors and Their Direction Video Tutorial

The Understanding Vectors and Their Direction Video Tutorial discusses what a vector is and how to represent them in diagrams and how to identify their direction. Emphasis is given to the counter-clockwise from east convention that is commonly used by physics and engineering types. Numerous examples, illustrations, and animations help to make the learning stick. The video lesson answers the following questions:

  1. What is a vector?
  2. How are vectors represented by diagrams?
  3. How is the direction of a vector determined?

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