a man walks 12 meters north then 5 meters east what is his total distance. what was his displacement?​

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a man walks 12 meters north then 5 meters east what is his total distance. what was his displacement?​

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Hailey 10 months 2021-07-24T05:36:24+00:00 1 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-07-24T05:38:09+00:00

    Answer:

    distance is a scalar quantity displacement is a vector quantity

    distance is the actual path travelled by man displacement is the shortest distance between initial position and final position

    Hence Distance is 12+5=17m

    displacement is 13 metre (By Pythagoras theorem)

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