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A girl goes 4 avenues east{.8 miles), then 24 streets south(1.2 miles), the n 1 avenue west(.2 miles), and finally 8 streets north(.4 miles).
-what distance did she travel?
-what is her resultant displacement?

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Distance = 8+1.2+0.2+4 =13.4 miles

Displacement =sqrt{(8-0.2)²+(4-1.2)²} =8.29 miles

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