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An AC technician is trying to find the house he needs to make a repair. He travels 9 km east, then turns around and travels 4 km west, and then turns around again and travels 14 km to his destination. a. What distance did he travel? b. What is the displacement? PLEASE HELP ME

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    The distance is the total amount of walking he did. The displacement is the distance between the starting point and the end point. There is an important difference. If i walk 3 miles west and then 3 miles east, i am back to my starting point and my displacement is zero, but my distance is 6 miles.

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