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Name: Rectilinear motion
ID: m13612
Language: English (en)
Summary: Rectilinear motion is a subset of general motion.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: course, k-12, kinematics, physics, rectilinear, vectors
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Sunil Kumar Singh (
Copyright Holders: Sunil Kumar Singh (
Maintainers: Sunil Kumar Singh (

Latest version: 1.7 (history)
First publication date: May 7, 2006 4:16 am -0500
Last revision to module: Sep 27, 2008 6:51 am -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.7 Sep 27, 2008 6:51 am -0500 by Sunil Kumar Singh

Version: 1.6 May 14, 2007 6:09 am -0500 by Sunil Kumar Singh

Version: 1.5 Jun 19, 2006 11:40 am -0500 by Sunil Kumar Singh

Version: 1.4 Jun 19, 2006 10:53 am -0500 by Sunil Kumar Singh

Version: 1.3 May 8, 2006 11:08 am -0500 by Sunil Kumar Singh

Version: 1.2 May 7, 2006 10:42 am -0500 by Sunil Kumar Singh

Version: 1.1 May 7, 2006 10:07 am -0500 by Sunil Kumar Singh

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