**Title:** Vector Investigation: Boat to the Island

**Description:**
This is an interactive tool that explores vector operations and the magnitude of a vector in the context of a problem pertaining to the motion of a boat.

**Standard(s): **

[MA2013] DM1 (9-12) 5: Determine results of operations upon 3 x 3 and larger matrices, including matrix addition and multiplication of a matrix by a matrix, vector, or scalar. (Alabama)

[MA2013] PRE (9-12) 5: (+) Recognize vector quantities as having both magnitude and direction. Represent vector quantities by directed line segments, and use appropriate symbols for vectors and their magnitudes (e.g., **v**, |**v**|, ||**v**||, v). [N-VM1]

[MA2013] PRE (9-12) 8: (+) Add and subtract vectors. [N-VM4]

[MA2013] PRE (9-12) 9: (+) Multiply a vector by a scalar. [N-VM5]