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Name: Introductory Tip-to-Tail Vector Addition Problem

Category: Kinematics

Date Added: 22 May 2014 - 04:36 PM

Submitter: Flipping Physics

Short Description: None Provided

This is a very basic introductory to Tip-to-Tail Vector Addition Problem using a motorized toy car that I made. I don't just talk about it in a general sense, I actually show the different vectors being added together.

Content Times:

0:16 Problem introduction

0:36 Determining the velocity of the track

1:43 Defining our givens

3:08 Visual representation of our vectors

3:56 Slow Velocity Racer on the track

4:20 Drawing the resultant vector

5:03 Mathematically finding the magnitude of the resultant velocity vector

6:28 Mathematically finding the direction of the resultant velocity vector

8:45 Summarizing and understanding our results

9:20 49 + 42 = 65?

10:57 The Review

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