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Question 1. Asked on :25 November 2020:01:13:41 PM

#### What is Unit vector?

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Himanshi Verma

A unit vector is a vector that has a magnitude of 1 unit. A unit vector is also known as direction vector.

-Answered by Himanshi Verma On 25 November 2020:01:14:31 PM

Question 2. Asked on :11 July 2020:12:59:31 PM

#### Can two non-zero vectors give zero resultant when they multiplying with each other?

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Shruti Srivastva

Yes. For example, the cross product of two non-zero vectors will be zero when angle Θ=0°or 180

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 11 July 2020:01:01:30 PM

Question 3. Asked on :11 July 2020:12:57:10 PM

#### What furnishes the centripetal acceleration for the earth to go round the sun?

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Shruti Srivastva

The gravitational pull of the sun on the earth.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 11 July 2020:12:58:58 PM

Question 4. Asked on :11 July 2020:12:55:37 PM

#### Define cross product of two vectors A and B?

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Anjali Kumari
The cross product a × b is defined as a vector c that is perpendicular (orthogonal) to both a and b, with a direction given by the right-hand rule and a magnitude equal to the area of the parallelogram that the vectors span.

-Answered by Anjali Kumari On 15 October 2020:07:24:04 PM

Question 5. Asked on :11 July 2020:12:55:06 PM

#### Define null vector?

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Dr. MS Khan
According a Scientific website - Null vector is type of vector has zero magnitude and arbitrary direction and it's displacement will zero.

-Answered by Dr. MS Khan On 18 July 2020:02:52:49 PM

Question 6. Asked on :11 July 2020:12:53:39 PM

#### Define unit vector?

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Anjali Kumari
A vector is a quantity which has both magnitudes, as well as direction. A vector which has a magnitude of 1 is a unit vector. It is also known as Direction Vector

-Answered by Anjali Kumari On 15 October 2020:07:25:12 PM

Question 7. Asked on :11 July 2020:12:34:04 PM

#### Name two quantities which have maximum value when the maximum height attained by the projectile in the largest?

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Shruti Srivastva

(i) vertical component of initial velocity.

(ii) Time of flight.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 11 July 2020:12:36:30 PM

Shruti Srivastva

Parabolic path.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 11 July 2020:12:33:50 PM

Question 9. Asked on :11 July 2020:12:18:12 PM

#### Whe does the direction of of motion of a projectile become horizontal at the highest point of its treajectory?

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Shruti Srivastva

At the highest point; the vertical component of projectile velocity becomes zero. The projectile has only the horizontal component of velocity.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 11 July 2020:12:20:51 PM

Question 10. Asked on :10 July 2020:06:10:44 PM

#### Is it true that the instantaneous velocity of a projectile is thagential to its parabolic path?

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Shruti Srivastva

Yes it is true.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:06:13:13 PM

Question 11. Asked on :10 July 2020:06:08:33 PM

#### A football is thrown in a parbolic path. Is there any point at which the acceleration is perpendicular to the velocity?

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Shruti Srivastva

Yes, at the highest point of the parabolic path.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:06:10:07 PM

Question 12. Asked on :10 July 2020:06:05:46 PM

#### Name the quantity which remains unchanged during the flight of an oblique projectile.

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Shruti Srivastva

Horizontal component of velocity.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:06:07:34 PM

Question 13. Asked on :10 July 2020:06:00:48 PM

#### Can a body possess velocity st the same time in horizontal and vertical?

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Shruti Srivastva

Horizontal component of velocity.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:06:05:21 PM

Shruti Srivastva

Yes, a body in projectile motion possesses both horizontal and vertical velocities.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:06:04:07 PM

Question 15. Asked on :10 July 2020:05:56:28 PM

#### What are horizontal and vertical components of acceleration of a body thrown horizontally with uniform speed?

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Shruti Srivastva

For a body thrown horizontally with a uniform speed,

acceleration along horizontal=0

acceleration along vertical=g

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:06:02:12 PM

Question 16. Asked on :10 July 2020:05:53:14 PM

#### When vectors are added or subtracted, their resultant is a vector. Is it also true in case of multiplication of two vectors?

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Shruti Srivastva

May or may not be. The dot product of two vectors gives a scalar quantity while the cross product gives a vector quantity.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:05:54:55 PM

Question 17. Asked on :10 July 2020:05:49:51 PM

#### Two vectors of magnitude 5 and 3 give a resultant of magnitude 2. What must be the angle between the two vector?

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Shruti Srivastva

As 5-3=2 this indicates that the two vectors have opposite directions and angle between them = 180º

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:05:51:38 PM

Question 18. Asked on :10 July 2020:05:46:38 PM

#### Two vectors of magnitude 3 and 4 give a resultant of magnitude 2. What must be the dot product of these two vectors?

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Question 19. Asked on :10 July 2020:05:42:13 PM

#### Can the magnitude of the resultant vector of two given vectors be less than the magnitude of either vector?

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Shruti Srivastva

Yes,zΘº

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:05:43:47 PM

Question 20. Asked on :10 July 2020:05:38:35 PM

#### Give one example of dot products of vectors.

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Shruti Srivastva

Work done is equal to the dot product of force and displacement vectors.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:05:39:49 PM

Question 21. Asked on :10 July 2020:05:35:59 PM

#### Under what condition is the scalar product of two non-zero vectors zero?

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Shruti Srivastva

When they are mutually perpendicular to each other.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:05:41:11 PM

Shruti Srivastva

Zero vector. The vector sum of all the vectors represented by the sides of a closed polygon taken in the same order is zero.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:02:19:27 PM

Question 23. Asked on :10 July 2020:02:14:42 PM

#### Can any of the components of a given vector have greater magnitude than that of the vector itself?

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Shruti Srivastva

Yes, provided the components are not rectangular.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:02:16:10 PM

Question 24. Asked on :10 July 2020:02:12:58 PM

#### Can the sum of two vectors be a scalar?

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Shruti Srivastva

No, the sum of two vectors is always a vector.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:02:13:56 PM

Question 25. Asked on :10 July 2020:02:11:35 PM

#### Is the division of vector defined?

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Shruti Srivastva

No, the division of vector cannot be defined

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:02:12:16 PM

Question 26. Asked on :10 July 2020:02:09:42 PM

#### Give an example of a zero vector.

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Shruti Srivastva

The displacement of a ball thrown up and received and back by the thrower is a zero vector.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:02:10:24 PM

Question 27. Asked on :10 July 2020:02:07:11 PM

#### Does it make a sense to call a physical quantity a vector, when its magnitude is zero?

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Shruti Srivastva

Yes. A zero vector has a definite physical significance.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:02:08:37 PM

Question 28. Asked on :10 July 2020:02:04:30 PM

#### What is the minimum number of forces of equal magnitude whose vector sum is zero?

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Shruti Srivastva

Two force provided the forces have opposite direction.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:02:06:26 PM

Question 29. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:56:38 PM

#### Can three vectors of different magnitudes be combined to give a zero resultant?

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Shruti Srivastva

Yes, when three vectors are represented by the three sides of a triangle taken in order, they will have resultant null-vector.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:58:11 PM

Question 31. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:52:04 PM

#### Under what condition the sum and difference of two vectors will be equal in magnitude?

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Shruti Srivastva

When the two vectors are perpendicular to each other.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:53:23 PM

Question 32. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:49:38 PM

#### When can the addition of two vectors be zero?

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Shruti Srivastva

The addition of two vectors can be zero only when these vectors have equal magnitude and opposite direction.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:50:47 PM

Question 33. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:47:49 PM

#### When is the sum of two vectors are minimum?

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Shruti Srivastva

When two vectors have opposite directions, their sum is minimum.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:48:47 PM

Question 34. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:46:05 PM

#### When sum of two vectors are maximum?

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Shruti Srivastva

When two vectors have same direction, their sum is maximum.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:47:05 PM

Question 35. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:43:32 PM

#### A given quantity has both magnitude and direction. Is it necessarily a vector?

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Shruti Srivastva

No. The given quantity will be a vector only if it obeys the law of vector addition.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:44:53 PM

Question 36. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:40:22 PM

#### Does a scalar quantity depend on the frame of reference chosen?

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Shruti Srivastva

No. A scalar quantity does not depend on the frame of reference.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:42:18 PM

Question 37. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:36:31 PM

#### What is the minimum number of coplanar vectors of different magnitude which can give zero resultant ?

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Shruti Srivastva

Three. If three vectors can be represented by the three sides of a triangle taken in the same order, then their resultant is a zero vector.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:38:38 PM

Question 38. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:34:13 PM

#### Can we add a velocity vector to a displacement vector?

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Shruti Srivastva

No, only vectors representing physical quantities of same nature can be added together.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:35:20 PM

Question 39. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:30:49 PM

#### Under what condition will the direction of sum and diffrence of two vector be same?

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Shruti Srivastva

When the two vectors are unequal in magnitude and are in the same direction.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:33:02 PM

Question 40. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:28:38 PM

#### Can two vector of different magnitudes be combined to give resultant?

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Shruti Srivastva

No.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:30:12 PM

Question 41. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:27:36 PM

#### Is pressure a vector quantity?

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Shruti Srivastva

No

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:28:24 PM

Question 42. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:26:27 PM

#### Is time a vector quantity?

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Shruti Srivastva

No.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:27:10 PM

Question 43. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:23:55 PM

#### State the essential condition for the addition of vectors?

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Shruti Srivastva

The essential condition for the addition of vectors is that they must represent the physical quantity of some nature.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:24:56 PM

Question 44. Asked on :10 July 2020:01:20:12 PM

#### Why cannot be vectors added algebraicall?

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Shruti Srivastva

A part from magnitude, the vectors also have direction, so they cannotnbe added algebrically.

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 10 July 2020:01:22:43 PM

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