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An Introductory Relative Motion Problem with Vector Components

By Flipping Physics, 10/02/2014
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This relative motion problem addresses how to deal with vectors that do not form right triangles.

Content Times:
0:15 Reading the problem
0:32 Translating the problem
1:29 Visualizing the problem
2:30 Drawing the vector diagram
2:57 Haven’t we already done this problem?
3:31 How NOT to solve the problem
4:06 How to solve the problem using component vectors
4:40 Finding component vectors
5:58 Redrawing the vector diagram
6:20 Finding the magnitude of the resultant vector
8:02 Finding the direction of the resultant vector
9:15 Showing the resultant vector angle

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