What is your displacement if you walk 80 m north, 15 m east, 20 m south, 35 m west, and then 60 m south?
3 years ago Comment
The net north-south component is (80-n + 20-s + 60-s) = zero .
The net east-west component is (15-e + 35-w) = 20 m west .
So the total displacement is 20 meters west .