# Physics

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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?

• Physics -

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

• Physics -

24.7

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