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A simple Java applet enabling users to add two two-dimensional vectors. The user can choose the two vectors by clicking on a grid. The components, magnitude, and direction are immediately shown. Once the two vectors are chosen, a press of a button shows the vector sum, its components, its magnitude and its direction.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Motion in One Dimension
= Position & Displacement
Mathematical Tools
- Vector Algebra
Other Sciences
- Mathematics
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
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© 1998 Julio Gea-Banacloche
adding, component, direction, magnitude, sum, vector
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Gea-Banacloche, J. (2007, June 29). Vector Calculator. Retrieved September 22, 2019, from
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Gea-Banacloche, Julio. Vector Calculator. June 29, 2007. (accessed 22 September 2019).
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Gea-Banacloche, Julio. Vector Calculator. 1998. 29 June 2007. 22 Sep. 2019 <>.
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@misc{ Author = "Julio Gea-Banacloche", Title = {Vector Calculator}, Volume = {2019}, Number = {22 September 2019}, Month = {June 29, 2007}, Year = {1998} }
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