Scalar Multiplication

Drag the point A to choose a direction. Note that the vector u is a position vector described by the coordinates of A. The cartesian form of u is displayed on the screen. Use the slider to select a value for the scalar labelled a. Click on the "Show Resultant" button to display the results of the scalar multiplication. Note: Hold the shift key and drag the applet to move around, also holding shift and using the mouse wheel lets you zoom in and out