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Grade: 11


4m in the northward,2m in the south-east and 2m in the south-west directions.What is the displacement of the particle? A particle moves

9 months ago

Answers : (3)

Saurabh Koranglekar
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10341 Points
							dear student

Divide the directions and distances in cartesian plane

north is j
east is i
step 1 4j
step 2 +sqrt(2)i -sqrt(2)j
step 3 -sqrt(2)i -sqrt(2)j

summing all the vectors

displacement is (4-2sqrt(2)) in north direction


9 months ago
25768 Points
Dear student
north is jeast is istep 1 4jstep 2 +sqrt(2)i -sqrt(2)jstep 3 -sqrt(2)i -sqrt(2)jsumming all the vectorsdisplacement is (4-2sqrt(2)) in north direction
9 months ago
391 Points
in these type of question try vectors or by making digram and apply geometry
north is j and east is i
  1.    4j
  2. 2½  - 21/2j
add all veators and find the resultant displacement
8 months ago
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