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Composition of Velocities

Composition of Velocities

This Macromedia ShockWave applet illustrates visually the concept of velocity composition by showing the velocity vectors relevant to the motion of a boat on a river.


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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
23 years ago
The graphics are very good, and the applet is fun to play with. I am not sure, however, how much is learned by playing with the applet, but those teaching and learning about relative motion should take a look at it.