Posted by **Lacey** on Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 3:09pm.

A student bikes to school by traveling first d_N = 1.10 miles north, then d_W = 0.500 miles west, and finally d_S = 0.200 miles south.

You will now find the same quantity algebraically, without the need to use much geometry. Take the north direction as the positive y direction and east as positive x. The origin is still where the student starts biking.

Let d_vec_N be the displacement vector corresponding to the first leg of the student's trip. Express d_vec_N in component form.

Express your answer as two numbers separated by a comma (e.g., 1.0,2.0). By convention, the x component is written first.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- physics - A student bikes to school by traveling first d_N = 0.900\rm {miles} ...
- physics - A student bikes to school by traveling first d_N = 1.10 {miles} north...
- physics - A student bikes to school by traveling first d_N = 1.10 \rm {miles} ...
- physics/ math - A student bikes to school by traveling first d_N = 1.10 {miles} ...
- Story Problem - Ann drove 8 miles east, 4 miles south, 3 miles east, 6 miles ...
- physics - A girl goes 4 avenues east{.8 miles), then 24 streets south(1.2 miles...
- math - 13. If two planes leave the same airport at 1:00 PM, how many miles apart...
- math - on a drive through allegheny county,natalie drove due west for 9 miles,...
- Algebra 2 - Find an equation for the linear model of the situation below and use...
- Math - A surfer drives his dune buggy out into the sand dunes.He follows his ...

More Related Questions