This simulation gives students a chance to practice two-dimensional vector addition in an interactive format with immediate feedback. The magnitude and direction of two vectors are given; the students' task is to determine x and y components, length of the two vectors, and the resultant sum. Users may select "Check Answers" to find out if their response is correct, or select "Show Answers" to see the correct values displayed.
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Duffy, A. (2009, August 27). Boston University Physics Easy Java Simulation: Vector Addition. Retrieved September 16, 2014, from http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/Ejs/EP_chapter01/vector_addition_sim4_v4.html
Duffy, Andrew. Boston University Physics Easy Java Simulation: Vector Addition. August 27, 2009. http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/Ejs/EP_chapter01/vector_addition_sim4_v4.html (accessed 16 September 2014).
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