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You walk 30 m south and 30 m east. Find the magnitude and direction of the resultant displacement both graphically and algebraically

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  1. The magnitude can be found with the Pythagorean theorem. The direction is southeast. If you want it algebraically, it is tan^-1(1) east of south.

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  2. magnitude of resultant displacement= 42.42

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