# physics

a person walks due east for 10 meters and the due north for 10 meters. what is the total distance?

b). what is the average speed of a car that travels 30 meters in 10 seconds, then another 50 meters in 30 seconds.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 215
1. Distance = total of distances
=10+10=20 m.

average speed
= total distance / total time
= (30+50)/(10+30) m/s
= ?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by MathMate

## Similar Questions

1. ### physics

a person walks due east for 10 meters and then due north for 10 meters. what is the total displacement?

asked by mercy on June 3, 2014
2. ### physics

A person walks 28.8 degrees north of east for 2.06 km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far due north would this person walk? Answer in units of km work: 2.06sin28.8??? Don't know

asked by Anonymous on October 22, 2015
3. ### Physics

A person walks 10.4 degrees north of east for 4.19km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far due north would this person walk? Answer in units of km.

asked by Wendy on November 3, 2014
4. ### PHYSICS

A person walks 10.4 degrees north of east for 4.19km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far due north would this person walk? Answer in units of km.

asked by Wendy on November 3, 2014
5. ### PHYSICS

A person walks 10.4 degrees north of east for 4.19 km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far would this person walk due east? Answer in units of km

asked by Wendy on November 3, 2014
1. ### Physics

A person walks 10.4 degrees north of east for 4.19 km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far would this person walk due east? Answer in units of km

asked by Wendy on November 3, 2014
2. ### PHYSICS

A person walks 11.2 ◦ north of east for 4.06 km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far due north would this person walk? Answer in units of km

asked by Anonymous on September 12, 2011
3. ### physics

A person walks 37.0◦ north of east for 5.00 km. Another person walks due north and due east to arrive at the same location. How large is the east component of this second path?

asked by KDRAG on September 27, 2010
4. ### Physics

Aperson walks37.7◦ northofeast for 3.54km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far due north would this person walk?

asked by Travis on September 12, 2018
5. ### Physics

A person walks 28.2◦ north of east for 3.33 km. Another person walks due north, then due east to arrive at the same location. How far due north would this person walk?

asked by Louis on October 8, 2011

More Similar Questions