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Posted by on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 3:39pm.

While following the directions on a treasure
map, a pirate walks 24.3 m north, then turns
and walks 4.3 m east.
What is the magnitude of the single
straight-line displacement that the pirate
could have taken to reach the treasure?
Answer in units of m

  • Physics - , Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 7:52pm

    D = sqrt((24.3)^2+(4.3)^2) = 24.7m.

  • Physics - , Monday, October 12, 2015 at 4:02pm


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