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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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- Vector Algebra
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
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homework examples, homework problems, perpendicular vectors, physics problems, relative velocity, vector addition
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D. Maloney, (2001), WWW Document, (http://users.ipfw.edu/maloney/ex2.html).
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D. Maloney, David Maloney's Physics Examples: Kinematics Example 2-Adding Perpendicular Vectors (2001), <http://users.ipfw.edu/maloney/ex2.html>.
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Maloney, D. (2007, August 3). David Maloney's Physics Examples: Kinematics Example 2-Adding Perpendicular Vectors. Retrieved September 1, 2014, from http://users.ipfw.edu/maloney/ex2.html
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Maloney, David. David Maloney's Physics Examples: Kinematics Example 2-Adding Perpendicular Vectors. August 3, 2007. http://users.ipfw.edu/maloney/ex2.html (accessed 1 September 2014).
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Maloney, David. David Maloney's Physics Examples: Kinematics Example 2-Adding Perpendicular Vectors. 2001. 3 Aug. 2007. 1 Sep. 2014 <http://users.ipfw.edu/maloney/ex2.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "David Maloney", Title = {David Maloney's Physics Examples: Kinematics Example 2-Adding Perpendicular Vectors}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {1 September 2014}, Month = {August 3, 2007}, Year = {2001} }
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