A man walks the distance of 8km in a direction of 20degrees east the walks another 6km in a direction 50degrees south east. Using vector diagrams find the magnitude and direction of the final displacement relative to the starting point.

asked by Tom
  1. What grade is this?

    posted by Mina
  2. we can't do a vector diagram here.
    draw an arrow E, of length to represent 8 units. Then from the tip of the arrow, draw a vector 50 deg south of East of length 6. Now, measure the length from the original origin to the final tip. Convert that length to km.

    posted by bobpursley

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