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A truck driver attempting to deliver some
furniture travels 5 km east, turns around and
travels 5 km west, and then travels 12 km east
to his destination.
What distance has the driver traveled?

  • physics -

    distance? add them: 5+5+12 km

    displacement? 12kmE

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