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displacement is the measure of the distance from the starting and ending points, AND the direction.

it doesnt matter that she ran 300m total.

heres the math for displacement:

point b (the direction with the larger number) - point a(direction with the smaller number

the direction will be point b's direction.

so, plug it in.

200m west - 100m east

=100m west

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if u wer to draw displacement, you would not need 2 draw the 200m west or the 100m east; you would imply draw the starting point and then 100m west, and draw a straight line connecting them.

^^ hope this helps!

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Answer: 141.4m

5km east

Displacement is just distance traveled and a direction. For example 40m east is a displacement distance

no. this is a displacement

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20ms east

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1 mile East

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