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May 23, 2013

# Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Nate on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 3:30pm.

1. A particle moved from point A to point B on the x-axis and had a positive displacement. Which one of the following is true? a. particle moved in the positive direction but it is on the negative side of the x-axis b. particle moved in the negative direction but it is on the negative side of the x-axis
c. particle moved in the negative direction but it is on the positive side of the x-axis

• Physics - Nate, Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 3:30pm

1. A particle moved from point A to point B on the x-axis and had a positive displacement. Which one of the following is true?
a. particle moved in the positive direction but it is on the negative side of the x-axis
b. particle moved in the negative direction but it is on the negative side of the x-axis
c. particle moved in the negative direction but it is on the positive side of the x-axis

• Physics - bobpursley, Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 3:32pm

a is the only possible correct answer with postive displacement.

• Physics - Nate, Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 3:41pm

That's what I figured but I wasn't sure because it talks about the negative side of the x-axis. However, looking at the question again, a) is the only answer that makes sense.
Thank you.

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