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Adding Vectors

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Homework Statement


3. Cody and Megan were trying to find a new tattoo parlor. They walked 58 m north and 32 m west. What was their resultant displacement?


Homework Equations


(32m)^2+(58m)^2=c^2

The Attempt at a Solution


(32m)^2+(58m)^2=c^2
1024+3364=c^2
√ 4388m^2= √c^2
c=66.24 m

Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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Homework Equations





The Attempt at a Solution


Homework Statement





Homework Equations





The Attempt at a Solution


Homework Statement





Homework Equations





The Attempt at a Solution

 

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PhanthomJay
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Welcome to PF!
You have calculated the magnitude of the resultant displacement, but now you also need to calculate its direction, using basic trig for a right triangle. Be specific about direction.....what angle does the resultant make with an x or y axis....
 

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