Vector Projection | ||

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Introduction | ||

This lesson page will explain how to project a vector onto another vector. Here are the sections within this lesson page: Before continuing with this lesson, it is important that you understand what a vector is and how to calculate magnitude and dot product. Use these lessons before proceeding.
esson: Vectors |

The formula for calculating the projection of a vector onto another vector is this.
The left side of the equation is read, "The projection of | |

This video reveals what the formula is, provides two examples, and explains the graphical representation.
ideo: Vector Projection
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Try these quizzes to see if you understand the content above.
uiz: Vectors: Projection
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Try these lessons, which contain more information on vectors.
esson: Vectors |