Sign In | Starter Of The Day | Tablesmaster | Fun Maths | Maths Map | Topics | More

These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Use vectors in two dimensions and in three dimensions".

Here are some specific activities, investigations or visual aids we have picked out. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Parallel Vectors Collect together in groups the vectors that are parallel to each other.
- Vector Cops Help the cops catch the robbers by finding the vectors that will end the chase.
- Vector Maze Use vectors to navigate through a maze by the shortest distance.
- Vectors An online exercise on addition and subtraction of vectors, multiplication of vectors by a scalar, and diagrammatic representations of vectors.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

- "
*(a) Shape \(A\) is translated to shape \(B\) using the vector \( \begin{pmatrix}m\\n\\ \end{pmatrix}\). What are the values of \(m\) and \(n\)?*" ... more - "
*Consider two perpendicular vectors \(p\) and \(q\).*" ... more - "
*George and Hugo like to fly model airplanes. On one day George's plane takes off from level ground and shortly after that Hugo's plane takes off.*" ... more - "
*Two points \(A\) and \(B\) have coordinates (1 , 3 , 6) and (8 , 7 , 10) respectively.*" ... more - "
*The points A and B have coordinates \((3,-2,1)\) and \((4, 0, -1)\) respectively.*" ... more

Click on a topic below for suggested lesson Starters, resources and activities from Transum.

How do you teach this topic? Do you have any tips or suggestions for other teachers? It is always useful to receive feedback and helps make these free resources even more useful for Maths teachers anywhere in the world. Click here to enter your comments.