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 A train travels 60. km north and then travels 500. km west. What is its total displacement?

 

what is the formula for it?

 Jan 31, 2019
edited by Guest  Jan 31, 2019
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\(\text{as north and west are perpendicular directions}\\ d = \sqrt{60^2 + 500^2} = \sqrt{253600} = 20 \sqrt{634}~km\)

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 Jan 31, 2019

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