# Vectors

### Description

This is an outline of the basic concepts of Vectors for GCSE Maths.
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## Resource summary

Vectors
1. An arrow with...
1. a.) Direction
1. Direction symbol

Annotations:

• \[\overrightarrow{a b} \]
1. Check the note

Annotations:

• \[\overrightarrow{a b} \]
2. x and y directions
3. b.) Magnitude
1. Sq. root of (x^2+y^2)
1. 2D
2. Sq. root of (x^2+y^2+z^2)
1. 3D
2. How long it is
3. Writing
1. Column Vector
1. Component form
1. x and y
1. 2D
2. x, y and z
1. 3D
2. Parallel Vector

Annotations:

• Two vectors u and v are parallel if and only if u = kv where k is a constant.
1. Line segments have common direction
2. Definition
1. A vector is a set of instructions for moving from one point to another in three dimensions.
1. A line which has both magnitude and direction can represent this vector.

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