(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Displacement: Magnitude And Direction (urgent)

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Jim walks 100m due south, 60m due east, and then 20m due north. What is his net

displacement (both magnitude and direction)?

2. Relevant equations

I know how to find the net displacement by the magnitude of the distance...

using the d = sq. rt ( (x2-x1)^2 + (y2-y1)^2 )

but i dont know how to express the direction?

PLEASE HELP!!

3. The attempt at a solution

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Homework Help: Magnitude and direction

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**