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11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300

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Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300
Textbook Problem

A girl delivering newspapers covers her route by traveling 3.00 blocks west, 4.00 blocks north, and then 6.00 blocks east.

(a) What is her final position relative to her starting location?

(b) What is the length of the path she walked?

(a)

To determine
The final position relative to the girl’s starting location.

Explanation

Given Info: The girl is travelling 3blocks west, 4blocks north, and 6blocks east.

Explanation:

The net travelled displacement along east west direction is,

x=(3blocks)+(0blocks)+(6blocks)=+3blocks

The net travelled displacement along north south direction is,

y=(0blocks)+(4blocks)+(0blocks)=+4blocks

Formula to calculate the final position rela

(b)

To determine
The length of the total path.

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