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Vector Addition with Integer Components 

written by Andrew Duffy
supported by the National Science Foundation

This simulation offers beginning students practice in two-dimensional vector addition. It is relatively simple, as the x and y components of each vector are integers. Given the magnitude and direction of two vectors, students must determine the x and y components, the length of each, and the resultant vector sum. Click on "Check Answers" to get immediate feedback; click on "Show Answers" to display all the correct responses.  

See Annotations (below) for a tutorial on the topic of vector fundamentals, recommended by The Physics Front editors.

See Related Materials for a more advanced simulation on vector addition in which the components are not limited to integer values.

Last Modified June 13, 2014

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Vector Addition with Integer Components Source Code 

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Published April 25, 2010
Last Modified June 13, 2014

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