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Two cars moving in opposite direction cover some distance 'd' in one hour. If the cars were moving in north-south direction, what will be their displacement in one hour?

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  1. anonymous
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    I think d.

  2. anonymous
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    how?

  3. anonymous
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    2d

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    2d because one moves south 1d and the other moves north 1d

  5. anonymous
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    d because displacement is 'the difference between the path of the initial and final position covered by a moving object'

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    in this question the distance and displacement is the same, as the opposite direction can be said equal to as north-south direction. The two cars covers distance of d in an hour. Therefore the displacement will be d for each for the car assuming the initial position is same.

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    in this question the distance covered in one hour is d ,but since they are in the opposite direction, the displacement of one car is the negative of the other .they cancel each other out and the total displacement is 0.

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    i am confused as i got three different answers from u all. Bt still thanx

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