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a woman walks 250 m in the direction 30 degree east of north,then 175 m directly east.A) using graphical methods,find her final displacement from the starting point.B) compare the magnitude of her displacement with the distance she walked.,

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  1. north displacement = 250 cos 30 = 216.5
    east displacement = 250 sin 30 + 175 = 300
    displacement = sqrt (north^2+east^2)
    = 370 m
    total distance = 250+175 = 425

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  2. a woman walks 250 meter in the direction of 35 east of north, then 170 meter directly east.(A) using graphical methods , find her displacement from the starting point.(B) compare the magnitude of her displacement with she walked.

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