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Title Vector Addition 2: Understanding Force equilibrium (Inquiry Based)
Description This is a lab using three spring scales tied together and the Vector Addition simulation to help understand vector addition. I did this lab after doing my first activity with the Vector Addition simulation. This uses an inquiry approach.
Subject Mathematics, Physics
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Other
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Vectors, component, equilibrium, math, phet activity, statics
Simulation(s) Vector Addition


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET CU Boulder
Date submitted 11/2/06
Date updated 7/7/13