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A girl delivering newspapers covers her route by traveling 3 block west, 4 blocks north, and then 6 blocks east. What is her total displacement? Explain.

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    |dw:1327981777575:dw| You need to find AD

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    Apply pythagoras theorem and you get 5.

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    i kept getting displacement and distance missed up =0

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    explain: Displacement is the distance from it's final position to it's original position.

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    I got 7.81 using the pythagorean theorem.

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    |dw:1327982033075:dw|

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    Explain, please? Sorry

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    hmmm how do i explain ok the dotted line at the bottom right is 3 as the top side is 6 and the bottom left is 3 so you get 6-3=3. Now the vertical is same =4 so it is sqrt(3^2 + 4^2)=5

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    oh, okay thanks!

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