Physics 163

Unit 3: Motion in Two-Dimensions

Problem Set A

 

Problem 10:

A jogger runs 70 m due west, then changes direction and runs 76 m due north. She then heads west again and finishes a total distance of 371 m from her starting location. What was the length (in meters) of her third displacement?

 

 

 

 

 

   

Detailed information about the addition of vectors is provided online at The Physics Classroom.

Detailed information about the counter-clockwise convention (CCW) for expressing the direction of vectors is provided online at The Physics Classroom.

 

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