Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-13498-855-9

Chapter 3 - Exercises and Problems - Page 50: 13


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Work Step by Step

To solve this problem, first define a North and a West. Then, using a large sheet of paper and a meter stick, draw a 360 mm long line in the northwest direction (45 degrees above the horizontal). Then, starting at the head of the vector, draw a 400 mm line directly northward. Find the distance between the origin and the head of the second vector to obtain the answer.
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