Question

A car is driven east for a distance of 49 km, then north for 28 km, and then in a direction 32° east of north for 27 km. Determine (a) the magnitude of the car's total displacement from its starting point and (b) the angle (from east) of the car's total displacement measured from its starting direction.

Expert Answer

Want to see the step-by-step answer?

See 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!*

See Answer
*Response times vary by subject and question complexity. Median response time is 34 minutes and may be longer for new subjects.

Related Physics Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by student like you
Show more Q&A

Q: Train cars are coupled together by being bumped into one another. Suppose two loaded train cars are ...

A: The Final velocity of the system can be calculated using following steps:Given:

Q: 8. A machine part rotates at an angular speed of 0.060 rad/s; its speed is then increased to 2.2 rad...

A: Given:  final angular speed = 2.2 rad/sInitial angular speed = 0.060 rad/sAngular acceleration = 0.7...

Q: A particle moves through an xyz coordinate system while a force acts on the particle. When the parti...

A: Torque is a measure of the force that can cause an object to rotate about an axis. The expression fo...

Q: football kickedfrom 63 yards away from goalpost that is 10 feet above the ground. If the initial spe...

A: A football is projected with a velocity of 15 m/s at an angle of 45° from a height of 10 feet above ...

Q: Suppose you use an ideal pulley of the type shown in (attached image) and find it necessary to exert...

A: a)The relation between tension and weight of load is,

Q: A plane electromagnetic wave has a maximum electric field of magnitude 2.45 × 10-3 V/m. Find the max...

A: The equation for the magnetic field amplitude is given by,

Q: The figure shows a very large nonconducting sheet that has a uniform surface charge density σ = -3.1...

A: Given:

Q: In the figure ε = 14.2 V, R1 = 1290 Ω, R2 = 3490 Ω, and R3 = 3650 Ω. What are the potential differen...

A: By symmetry, in the circuit, we can say that the current in the equals resistance are the same. In R...

Q: A horizontal, 2.00 m long, 3.00 kg uniform beam that lies along the east-west direction is acted on ...

A: The expression for the net torque about the center of mass of the beam,