(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Suppose someone walks 50 meters Northeast, then turns West and walks for 70 meters, and finally turns South and walks 20 meters. What is their East and North components of the net displacement.

2. Relevant equations

If I knew one, I could probably figure this one out.

3. The attempt at a solution

Tried using /A/= 50cos(x) for East component and /A/= 50 sin(x) and also plugged in the estimated angle for x as well. I don't know if I'm just overlooking something or just not understanding the question or even if I know what I'm doing.

Any help will be much appreciated.

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