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What is the distance the boy covers and his displacement? A boy walks 4 km east and then turns around and walks 1.5 km west. If east is taken as the positive direction and the west as the negative direction on a number line then.



A. Distance = 0 km, displacement = 2.5 km
B. Distance = 2.5 km, displacement = 2.5 km
C. Distance = -5.5 km, displacement = 0 km
D. Distance = 5.5 km, displacement = 2.5 km

This question is part of Pre-Comps Physics Ms.Holyan
Asked by Srinesan., Last updated: Jan 23, 2018

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Answered on Jan 23, 2018

Distance = 5.5 km, displacement = 2.5 km
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