Physics 163

Unit 3: Motion in Two-Dimensions

Problem Set A

 

Problem 8:

A waitress walks a distance of 53.3 feet west amd then 25.8 feet south. What is the resulting displacement (in feet) from its starting point at the end of this movement?

 

 

 

 

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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