MCV4U – Calculus and Vectors
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Unit 4:
Intro and Applications of Vectors
Date 
Topic/Learning
goals 
Daily
Work/Assignments 
Fri
Apr 27 
Begin
Unit 4 Introduction
to Vectors We will learn what a scalar and vector is. Learn to draw vectors and determine
when they are parallel, opposite or equal. Click here for the lesson. 
P.
279 #1, 4 – 8, 10, 11 
Mon
Apr 30 
Vector
Laws To determine how to add vectors and how to write a vector as a
combination of vectors. Click here for the
lesson. 
P.
290 #1 – 7, 12, 15 
Tue
May 1 
Multiplication
of a vector by a scalar We will determine how to create a linear combination of vectors. Click here
for the lesson. 
P. 291 #9, 11 P. 299 #2bd, 4cde, 5, 6bde, 13 – 15, 21 
Wed
May 2 
Properties
of vectors To determine the properties of vectors. Click here
for the lesson. 
P.
306 #5 – 10, 12 
Thu
May 3 
Algebraic
vectors in 2D and 3D We will learn to write vectors in different forms and to
determine magnitude(2D/3D) and direction(2D). Click here for the
lesson. 
P.
317 #5, 9, 10ade, 16adf P.
324 #2, 4, 6 – 8 P.
332 #1 – 3, 5 
Fri
May 4 
P.A.
Day 
ENJOY
YOUR BREAK!! 
Mon
May 7 
Operations
with algebraic vectors in 2D and 3D To develop a way to state vectors in component form and use
vectors to solve problems. Click here for
the lesson. 
P.
324 #1, 5, 9, 10, 12 – 14 P.
332 #4, 6, 7, 10, 12, 14 
Tue
May 8 Quiz 
Linear
combinations of vectors We will learn to apply the vector concepts to do linear
combinations. Click here
to check your answers to page 3! 
P.
341 #2, 7, 9 – 13, 16 
Wed
May 9 
Velocity
as a vector Click here
for the lesson. 
P.
369 1 – 12 
Thu
May 10 
Vectors
as forces Click here for
the lesson. 
P.
362 #3, 5, 6, 8, 10 17 
Fri
May 11 
Dot
product of vectors Define dot product and understand its properties. Click here
for the lesson. Click here
for an explanation of dot product. 
P.
377 #6abef, 7abdf, 8, 9, 12, 13, 17 P.
385 #2, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 16, 17 
Mon
May 14 
Scalar
and vector projections Apply the dot product to projection problems. Click here
for the lesson. 
P.
398 #1, 5 – 8, 11, 12, 14, 15ab 
Tue
May 15 
Cross
product of vectors Define the cross product of two vectors. Click here for the
lesson. 
P.
407 #3, 4abc, 5, 7, 8b, 11 
Wed
May 16 
Applications
of dot and cross product We will apply our knowledge of dot and cross product to application
problems. Click here
for the lesson. 
P.
414 #1, 2a, 3, 5b, 7a, 8, 9 
Thu
May 17 PROM 
Review
Day 1 – Vectors 
P.
418 #1 – 18 
Fri
May 18 
Review
Day 2  Applications/Products of Vectors 
P.
419 #19 – 37 
Mon
May 21 
VICTORIA
DAY!! 
HAVE
A GREAT BREAK!! 
Tue
May 22 
Review
Day 3 

Wed
May 23 
BEGIN
FINAL UNIT!!! Equations
of Lines in 2D We will determine the vector, scalar, parametric, and symmetric forms
for the equation of a line in twodimensions. Click here for
Cartesian Equation lesson Click here for
Equations of lines lesson 
P.
434 #6, 7, 9, 10 P.
443 #1, 3, 5 – 11 
Thu
May 24 
BEGIN
FINAL UNIT!!! Equations
of Lines in 3D To determine the vector, scalar, and parametric forms for the
equation of a line in threedimensions. Click here
for the lesson 
P.
449 #1acef, 3 – 6, 9, 10bd, 11, 13 
Fri
May 25 
UNIT
TEST #4 
UNIT
TEST #4 