Question
1 A girl leaves a history classroom and walks
10. meters north to a drinking fountain. Then
she turns and walks 30. meters south to an art
classroom. What is the girl's total displacement
from the history classroom to the art classroom?
(1) 20. m south
(2) 20. m north
(3) 40. m south
(4) 40. m north
Expand
Transcribed Image Text

1 A girl leaves a history classroom and walks 10. meters north to a drinking fountain. Then she turns and walks 30. meters south to an art classroom. What is the girl's total displacement from the history classroom to the art classroom? (1) 20. m south (2) 20. m north (3) 40. m south (4) 40. m north

Expert Answer

Want to see the step-by-step answer?

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Experts are waiting 24/7 to provide step-by-step solutions in as fast as 30 minutes!*

*Response times may vary by subject and question complexity. Median response time is 34 minutes for paid subscribers and may be longer for promotional offers.
Tagged in
Science
Physics

Vectors and Scalars

Related Physics Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by students like you.

Q: For a body moving in the x-direction. In which of the following force vs timediagrams is the impulse...

A: The body Force vs time graph is given for four different situations where the body is moving in the ...

Q: a) Determine the work done on the block by the applied force. b) Determine the work done by the net ...

A: Given information:The mass of the block (m) = 2.10 kgThe distance travelled by the block (d) = 5.80 ...

Q: How do I find the speed at point D?

A: The total time taken by the oscillating waves is,

Q: A 2,000 kg car traveling due east at 45 mph collides completely inelastically with a 4,000 kg truck ...

A: Let m1, m2 be the masses of the car and truck respectively, v1 be the velocity of car, v2 be the vel...

Q: A tensile test specimen has a gage length = 3.0 in and diameter 0.75 in. Yielding occurs at a load o...

A: The cross sectional area of the rod is,Substitute the values,

Q: Three vectors 13 of 15 Review | Constants Part A Consider three vectors A,B and C all lying in the y...

A: Click to see the answer

Q: Two objects of masses m and 7m are moving toward each other along the x-axis with the same initial s...

A: (a) Consider that the velocity of the masses moving toward right is positive, along towards left is ...

Q: Express your answer using two significant figures. Vα ΑΣφ ? m/s Request Answer Submit Part B What is...

A: Hello there. Since your question has multiple sub-parts, we will solve first three sub-parts for you...

Q: A figure skater glides along a circular path of radius 4.60 m. If she coasts around one half of the ...

A: The displacement travelled by the skater from the starting location is equal to the diameter of the ...

Q: Three cubes, of side L0,2L0, and 3L0, are placed next to one another (in contact) with their centers...

A: Given,Three cubes L0, 2L0, 3L0 are placed next to one another and their centre along a straight line...

Q: To get a flat, uniform cylindrical satellite spinning at the correct rate, engineers fire four tange...

A: Given data,Angular velocity =26rpmTime = 7minMass of the satellite M=4600kgMass of the rocket m = 25...

Q: a. Find the magnitude of the final velocity of the 0.140 kg glider. b. Find the direction of the fin...

A: a)the velocity of the glider glider is , 

Q: A block of mass M rests on an incline plane. The coefficient of static friction between the plane an...

A: The free body diagram is given below:

Q: A 51.0 g drink is left on a turntable causing it to turn with an angular speed of 7.10 rad/s. If the...

A: Given:Mass of drink = 51.0 gAngular speed = 7.10 rad/sCoefficient of static friction, μs = 0.830Coef...

Q: A 0.590 kg wooden block is spun around on a wooden table. The wooden block is being spun around on a...

A: Given information:

Q: A uniform plank of length 5.35 m and mass 26.9 kg rests horizontally across two horizontal bars of a...

A: suppose, the right scaffold part is free to walk by the painter.the distance from the center of mass...

Q: In an experiment to demonstrate the photoelectric effect, physics students allow light of various fr...

A: The expression for the wave function is given by,

Q: please quicly

A: According to the Gauss law, the expression for the electric field is given by,

Q: A sprinter can accelerate with constant acceleration for 3.40 s before reaching top speed. He can ru...

A: For the first 3.4 second the sprinter accelerates and then it moves with the same velocity that is t...

Q: A woman at an airport is towing her 15.0 kg suitcase at constant speed by pulling on a strap at an a...

A: Given values:Weight of the suitcase, m = 15 kgForce on the strap, F = 38.5 NFriction force on the su...

Q: An asteroid has a mass of 3.66 × 10kg and a radius of 8.2 × 10m. If a 25 kg mass is dropped from 10 ...

A: The acceleration due to gravity is,

Q: a roller coaster track is in the shape of the parabola y= 80 -(x^2/20), where the lengths are in met...

A: The vertical position causes the potential energy of the coaster car. Therefore, from conservation o...

Q: Heat is defined as energy that is moving from one place to another as a consequence of a temperature...

A: The internal energy may be increased by transferring energy to the object from a higher temperature ...

Q: A block of mass m1=2.4kg is connected to a second block of mass m2=1.8kg. When the blocks are releas...

A: Given information:m1 =2.4kgm2 =1.8kgdistance moved by the masses, d = 0.5 mkinetic friction between ...

Q: Outline Einstein's explanation of the following aspects of the photoelectric effect: a) Work Functio...

A: Photoelectric Effect: When a light falls on a metal surface then the electron or other charge carrie...

Q: I want to spin several 2.5kg object. I have 157J to use in spinning each object. Find and compare th...

A: angular spee is  

Q: A golf ball of mass 0.045 kg is hit off the tee at a speed of 34 m/s. The golf club was in contact w...

A: Given,

Q: (b) What torque must be applied to this object to give it an angular acceleration of 1.30 rad/s2 if ...

A: Torque is,

Q: Catching a wave, a 74.6-kg surfer starts with a speed of 1.18 m/s, drops through a height of 1.80 m,...

A: The initial energy of the surfer is

Q: A 14.5 g bullet is moving to the right with speed 300 m/s when it hits a target and travels an addit...

A: The acceleration of the bullet is

Q: You are given a sample of metal and asked to determine its specific heat. You weigh the sample and f...

A: Weight of a substance is expressed as:

Q: The magnitude of vector A is 33.0 units and points in the direction 335° counterclockwise from the p...

A: Projections of vector A on x and y axis gives the components of the vector A. Schematic diagram that...

Q: A uniform horizontal shelf of width L and mass m is held to a wall by a frictionless hinge and by a ...

A: Click to see the answer

Q: A 1.40-kg block is pushed against a vertical wall by means of a spring (k = 810 N/m). The coefficien...

A: Given,

Q: The wheels of a wagon can be approximated as the combination of a thin outer hoop, of radius m = 0.4...

A: The rotation inertia of the loop,

Q: Question 9 A neutral metal sphere is touched to an identical sphere carrying a charge of +3.0 x 102 ...

A: When a charged conducting body is allowed to be in contact with another neutral conducting body, Cha...

Q: Problem-2 A spring is hanging from the ceiling at its equilibrium. A mass of 275g is added to the sp...

A: (a) For a simple harmonic motion,

Q: A person exerts a horizontal force of 80 N on the end of a door 78 cmwide. What is the magnitude of ...

A: (a) The torque is given by

Q: An object rotates about a fixed axis, and the angular position of a reference line on the object is ...

A: Write the expression for angular velocity.

Q: A planet similar to the Earth has a radius 4.3 × 106 m and has an acceleration of gravity of 10 m/s ...

A: Click to see the answer

Q: magine you are on an amusement park and on a train ride. At some point the train ride follows a hori...

A: Consider the radius of the horizontal circle to be r and centripetal acceleration to be ac­.

Q: Draw a vector that represents a displacement of 40 miles east. Then, from that point, draw one that ...

A: Let us draw the figure:

Q: What is meant by the specific gravity?

A: Every substance has certain density, which is defined as the amount of mass present in an unit volum...

Q: In the Bohr model of the hydrogen atom,the speed of the electron is approximately2.15 × 106 m/s.Find...

A: The speed of the electron,The radius of a circular orbit,Electron mass,

Q: The earth has a radius of 6.38 x 106 m and turns on its axis once every 23.9 h. (a) What is the tang...

A: (a)The angular speed of the Earth rotation is,Substitute the values,

Q: A 70.0 kg ice hockey goalie, originally at rest, catches a 0.150 kg hockey puck slapped at him at a ...

A: the final velocity in elastic collision is 

Q: A 1,260-N crate is being pushed across a level floor at a constant speed by a force F of 270 N at an...

A: (a)In this case, the crate moves with constant speed.Friction force is equal to the force in horizon...

Q: When a satellite is placed into a higher orbit, what happens to its period?

A: The time period of a satellite,

Q: please help!

A: Given:Initial velocity of the ball = 0 m/sFinal velocity of the ball = 15 m/sTime of contact, t = 0....

Q: You push a 33-kg table across a 6.2-m-wide room. In the process, 1.5 kJ of mechanical energy gets co...

A: the expression for mechanical energy is