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what is the magnitude of displacement and the distance travelled of a body which travels 8m from A toB then moves a distance of 6m at right angles to AB.

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  1. That would be the hypotenuse (c) of a right triangle with short sides a = 8 and b = 6.
    c^2 = a^2 + b^2 = 64 + 36 = 100.
    c = ___

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