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Examine the scenario.
A child starts at a position of 2 m east of his house. He moves 1 m south, 5 m west, and then 1 m north.
What is his displacement for this trip?

5 m west

1 m north

3 m west

7 m
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  1. 1 S + 1 N = 0
    5 W = 5 W
    We are interested in his motion vector, not where he started
    so in the end his displacement vector was 5 W

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  2. it is 3 M West

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  3. Katy is right, it's 3m west

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  4. 3m WEST

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