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A person walks on level ground 0.6 km east, then 500 meters south, and then climbs to the top of a building (height 180 meters). What is the net displacement of the person?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

Really have no idea. I know that 600m east and then 500 m south equals a displacement of 1100 m. Or do you have to use Pythagorean theorem? And then for the extra 180 vertical meters, I have no idea.

Some help please.

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# Homework Help: Net Displacement (Probably very easy, but I don't get it)

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