The 10th chapter for class 12 Maths is titled as Vector Algebra. The concept of vector algebra in mathematics is defined as the basic operations used in vector addition and scalar multiplication. The different vectors that are listed in this chapter are:
- Zero Vector
- Unit Vector
- Equal Vector
- Collinear Vector
- Coplanar Vector
Other major concepts that are taught is the position vector of a point and Algebra of Vectors. Students here can learn about the addition and multiplication of vectors, among other topics.
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Frequently asked Questions on CBSE Class 12 Maths Notes Chapter 10: Vector Algebra
What is ‘Zero Vector’?
A vector which is of zero length and all of whose components are called as ‘zero vectors’.
How is the position of a vector defined?
Straight line having one end fixed to a body and the other end attached to a moving point and used to describe the position of the point relative to the body. As the point moves, the position vector will also change in length or in direction or in both length and direction.
What are ‘Collinear Vectors’?
Collinear vectors are two or more vectors parallel to the same line irrespective of their magnitudes and direction.