A particle has a displacement of 12 m towards east and 5 m towards north and then 6 m vertically up. Find the magnitude of the resultant of these displacements.
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The resultant of the first two displacements – 12 m and 5m in mutually perpendicular directions is
The resultant of 13m and 6m in mutually perpendicular directions is
When will displacement and velocity be negative ? Can you explain me about angular acceleration and angular velocity.
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The signs are conventional. We take one direction as positive and the direction opposite to it as negative.
When we discuss one-dimensional motion, it is easy to take the help of the number-line, whatever towards right is positive and towards left is negative. If the initial direction of motion is taken as positive and the further displacements does not make the body to go beyond the initial position in opposite direction, the displacement will be positive.
A fly is sitting in the middle of a wall of a cubic room of side ’a’.If it flies and sit to one of opposite corner of the wall. Find its displacement?
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“Over the course of about six weeks in 1992, Aki Matusushima, from Japan, rode a unicycle more than 3000 mi across the United States. Suppose Matsushima is riding through a city. If he travels 250.0 m east oone street, then turns counterclockwise through a 120 degree angle and proceed 125.0 m northwest along a diagonal street, what is his net displacement?”
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