drawing scale diagrams

Here is an example of a vector problem where we use a scale diagram to find the displacement of an object.

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Vector Scale Diagrams from mr mackenzie on Vimeo.

If you want to improve the accuracy of your scale diagrams;

  • use a sharp pencil
  • measure the vector lengths as accurately as you can
  • make sure the point of your vector arrow is on the end of the measured line
  • start each new vector right at the tip of the previous vector