This applet demonstrates a method to find the sum of two vectors The component vectors can be in any directions relative to the given vector and each other and includes finding orthogonal components of a vector in a Cartesian coordinate system.
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Topic: Kinematics: The Physics of Motion Unit Title: Vectors
Any vector directed in two dimensions can be thought of as having two parts (components). This Java applet, developed by a high school teacher, demonstrates how to find the magnitude of these components. The component vectors can be in any directions relative to the given vector or relative to each other.
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