Physics 1 Problem Solutions 35

Physics 1 Problem Solutions 35 - Chapt. 3 Vectors and...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapt. 3 Vectors and Trigonometry 31 003 qmult 00822 1 3 2 easy math: displacements in Vegas 2 Extra keywords: physci 38. You are in Las Vegas where the streets are almost all laid out in a rectangular grid. Assume the grid is exactly aligned with the cardinal directions. You drive 2 miles north on the Strip, turn right on Flamingo at the Harley-Davidson Cafe, drive east 3 miles to Maryland, turn south on Maryland and drive 1 mile to Tropicana, and, finally, turn right on Tropicana and drive 3 miles. Where are you? How many miles have traveled? What is your total DISPLACEMENT ? HINT: Draw a diagram. a) On the Strip (at the MGM Grand for what its worth), 9 miles, and 1 MILE . b) On the Strip (at the MGM Grand for what its worth), 9 miles, and 1 MILE NORTH . c) On the Strip (at the MGM Grand for what its worth), 1 mile, and 9 MILES NORTH . d) On the Strip (at the MGM Grand for what its worth), 1 mile, and 9 MILES ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course PHY 2053 taught by Professor Buchler during the Fall '06 term at University of Florida.

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