Vectors and projections

Learning objectives

  • Work with algebraic and geometric linear combinations of vectors
  • Work with dot product algebraically and geometrically
  • Compute projections of vectors
  • Connect vectors and planes in 3-space

Before class

  • Read Hughes-Hallett sections 13.1-3.
  • Ponder Hughes-Hallett problems: 13.1: 1, 5, 12, 26, 30, 38; 13.2: 1, 3, 5, 6, 22; 13.3: 1, 7, 11, 15, 32, 33, 35, 38, (70 for a theoretical challenge).

In class

On your own

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