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written by David Maloney
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
- High School
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homework examples, homework problems, perpendicular vectors, physics problems, relative velocity, vector addition
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