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Learning Exercise: Vector Algebra Web Assignment No. 4

Title:
Vector Algebra Web Assignment No. 4
Material:
Description:
Uses an embedded Java applet by Fu-Kwun
Hwang to solve a practical introductory physics
problem (addition of velocities).
Course: First semester, introductory physics

Info

Submitted by:
John Walkup
Date Last Modified:
April 15, 2001

Exercise

See
http://www.nhn.ou.edu/~walkup/demonstrations/WebAssignments/VectorAlgebra004.htm

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed
  • High School

Topics

Vector algebra, vector addition, Pythagorean Theorem.

Requirements

Understanding of the Pythagorean Theorem. Understanding of the arctangent helpful.

Learning Objectives

To learn how vector algebra is used in a simple physics problem (addition of velocities).

Technical Notes

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