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ACM3: Dot Product of Vectors

Name______________________

Find the dot product of u and v.


1. u 5,3 , v 12,4

2. u 2,7 , v 5,8

3. u 4i 9j, v 3i 2j

4. u 4i 11j, v 3j

Use the dot product to find u .


5. u 5,12

6. u 4i

Find the angle between the vectors.


7. u 2,2 , v 3,3

8. u 3i 3j, v 2i 2 3j

5
5
9. u cos i sin j, v 3cos i 3sin j
3
6

10.

(-3,8)

(-1,9)

Prove that the vectors are orthogonal.


11. u 4,1 , v 1,4

Find the vector projection of u onto v. Then write u as a sum of two


orthogonal vectors, one of which is projvu.
12. u 8,5 , v 9,2

13. u 2,8 , v 9,3

Find the interior angles of the triangle with the given vertices.
14. 4,1 ,1,6 , 5,1

Determine whether the vectors u and v are parallel, orthogonal, or


neither.
15. u 5,3 , v

10 3
,
4 2

17. u 3,4 , v 20,15

16. u 15,12 , v 4,5

18. u 2,7 , v 4,14

Find (a) the x-intercept A and y-intercept


B of the line, and (b) the
uuu
r
coordinates of the point P so that AP is perpendicular to the line and
uuu
r
AP =1. (There are two answers.)
19. 2x 5y 10

20. x 2y 6

Find the vector(s) satisfying the given conditions.


21. u 2,3 , u v 10,

v 17

22. Ella Vader is sitting on a sled on the side of a hill inclined at 60o .
The combined weight of Ella and the sled is 160 pounds. What is the
magnitude of the force required for Ellas friend Ben Dover to keep the
sled from sliding down the hill?

23. Find the work done lifting a 2600 pound car 5.5 feet.