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anonymous
 one year ago
I got 5km 53.1º but it says 36.86º on the answer sheet. What did I do wrong?
A hiker leaves camp, and using a compass, walks 4km East, 6km South, 3km East, 5km North, 10km West, 8km North, and 3km South. At the end of 3 days, the hiker is totally lost.
By drawing a vector diagram, compute how far the hiker is from camp, and which direction he should take to get back to camp.
anonymous
 one year ago
I got 5km 53.1º but it says 36.86º on the answer sheet. What did I do wrong? A hiker leaves camp, and using a compass, walks 4km East, 6km South, 3km East, 5km North, 10km West, 8km North, and 3km South. At the end of 3 days, the hiker is totally lost. By drawing a vector diagram, compute how far the hiker is from camp, and which direction he should take to get back to camp.

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Abhisar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You have calculated magnitude correct but the angle will be \(\sf tan^{1} (\frac{3}{4})=36.86\)
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