Many of the quantities that are part of our natural world are quantities that have both a magnitude and a direction associated with them. Examples are force, electric and magnetic fields, angular momentum, position, velocity, acceleration, to name a few. This course is an introduction to how vector quantities can be represented geometrically and algebraically, on concepts related to vectors and the spaces in which they exist, and on mathematical operations that can be performed on vector quantities.
This course is a prerequisite for all courses that pertain to vector quantities.
The course outline is as follows:
This course does not assume any knowledge of calculus, but does assume that one has been introduced to basic algebra and trigonometry.
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