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written by David Austin and Brian Martin
Available Languages: English, French
This interactive applet allows student to practice vector subtraction on any two vectors.  Students can draw two vectors and then construct the difference between them.  The simulation allows them to compare their answer to the one provided by the simulation.

This item is part of a larger collection of simulation based physics models sponsored by the MAP project (Modular Approach to Physics).
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Mathematical Tools
- Vector Algebra
Other Sciences
- Mathematics
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
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= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
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© 2001 University of Calgary
Keywords:
superpositioning, vector subtraction, vectors
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Metadata instance created May 23, 2008 by Christopher Allen
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March 6, 2011 by Taha Mzoughi
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March 23, 2003
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AIP Format
D. Austin and B. Martin, (University of Calgary, Calgary, 2001), WWW Document, (http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/vectors/subtract/simulate/simple/applet.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
D. Austin and B. Martin, Modular Approach to Physics: Vector Subtraction, (University of Calgary, Calgary, 2001), <http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/vectors/subtract/simulate/simple/applet.html>.
APA Format
Austin, D., & Martin, B. (2003, March 23). Modular Approach to Physics: Vector Subtraction. Retrieved October 21, 2014, from University of Calgary: http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/vectors/subtract/simulate/simple/applet.html
Chicago Format
Austin, David, and Brian Martin. Modular Approach to Physics: Vector Subtraction. Calgary: University of Calgary, March 23, 2003. http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/vectors/subtract/simulate/simple/applet.html (accessed 21 October 2014).
MLA Format
Austin, David, and Brian Martin. Modular Approach to Physics: Vector Subtraction. Calgary: University of Calgary, 2001. 23 Mar. 2003. 21 Oct. 2014 <http://canu.ucalgary.ca/map/content/vectors/subtract/simulate/simple/applet.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "David Austin and Brian Martin", Title = {Modular Approach to Physics: Vector Subtraction}, Publisher = {University of Calgary}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {21 October 2014}, Month = {March 23, 2003}, Year = {2001} }
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