Java Applet for Adding and Subtracting Vectors

This applet is designed to visualize and explore the addition and subtraction of vectors in R^2.

The Vectors A and B can be changed by clicking and dragging the points at the head of the vectors
The scale of the graph can be modified by dragging the point labeled 1.
The Show and Hide buttons let you see or hide the construction for the sum and difference of the vectors.

A vector applet worksheet is available.

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Adding Vectors

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Last Modified 7/25/2005 by Mike May, S.J.