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Composition of Velocities

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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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Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Shockwave
Date Added to MERLOT: May 03, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 03, 2013
Submitter: John Walkup

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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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Avatar for John Walkup
17 years ago

John Walkup (Staff)

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.