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Learning Exercise

Material: Vector Addition (Physics, Math)
Submitted by: John Walkup on Apr 15, 2001
Date Last Modified: Apr 15, 2001
Title: Vector Algebra Web Assignment No. 4
Description: Uses an embedded Java applet by Fu-Kwun
Hwang to solve a practical introductory physics
problem (addition of velocities).
Topics: Vector algebra, vector addition, Pythagorean Theorem.
Course: First semester, introductory physics
Audience: College General Ed, High School
Prerequisites Skills: 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: Requires Java-enabled browser.
Text of Learning Exercise: See
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