This animation gives students a highly visual way to see how the math works in vector addition. Users can input 2-5 forces. The animation then shows the parallel translations of the force arrows and auto-generates the resultant. This resource can be viewed in either HTML5 or as a Java applet.
This resource is part of a large collection of interactive resources developed for physics education.
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%0 Electronic Source %A Fendt, Walter %D December 27, 2002 %T Walter Fendt Physics Applets: Resultant of Forces (Addition of Vectors) %V 2018 %N 17 December 2018 %8 December 27, 2002 %9 application/java %U http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/resultant.htm
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