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Asked Oct 31, 2019

A student bikes to school by traveling first dN = 1.10 miles north, then dW = 0.300 miles west, and finally dS = 0.200 miles south.

Similarly, let dW be the displacement vector corresponding to the second leg of the student's trip. Express dW in component form.

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Step 1

Vector showing the displacement in north direction is,

d =(1.10miles)
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d =(1.10miles)

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Step 2

Vector showing the displacement in west direction is,

à,(0.300miles)i
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à,(0.300miles)i

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Step 3

Vector showing the displacement...

-(0.200miles)j
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-(0.200miles)j

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