This item is an annotated homework problem in vector addition for introductory physics students. Given is the velocity of an aircraft traveling into a strong wind perpendicular to its motion. Explicit explanations are provided for finding the velocity of the aircraft relative to the ground.
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%0 Electronic Source %A Maloney, David %D August 3, 2007 %T David Maloney's Physics Examples: Kinematics Example 2-Adding Perpendicular Vectors %V 2016 %N 24 October 2016 %8 August 3, 2007 %9 text/html %U http://users.ipfw.edu/maloney/ex2.html
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