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Name: Addition of Velocities
ID: m42045
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Apply principles of vector addition to determine relative velocity.
  • Explain the significance of the observer in the measurement of velocity.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Classical relativity, Relative velocity, Relativity, Vector addition, Velocity
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.10 (history)
First publication date: Dec 21, 2011 11:32 am -0600
Last revision to module: Feb 18, 2014 2:27 pm -0600

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Version History

Version: 1.10 Feb 18, 2014 2:27 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
added problem subdivision lettering (errata)

Version: 1.9 Aug 14, 2013 4:50 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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fixed solution

Version: 1.8 Jul 5, 2012 8:08 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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image updates and LO modification

Version: 1.7 Jun 20, 2012 9:40 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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post W&N QA

Version: 1.6 Jun 13, 2012 1:10 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Review changes

Version: 1.5 Jun 7, 2012 2:51 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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PhET

Version: 1.4 Jun 6, 2012 12:37 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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consistency, LO, image cropping

Version: 1.3 Apr 26, 2012 2:42 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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pdf changes

Version: 1.2 Apr 26, 2012 12:47 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Dec 21, 2011 11:33 am -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Created module

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