When you move an object from its original position using some force one can project just how far it can go given its weight. The quiz below is designed to help you understand just how much you understood about distance and displacement and the factors that affect just how far an object will move. Take it up and note that each question carries 20 points.
A girl leaves a history classroom and walks 10. meters north to a drinking fountain. Then she turns and walks 30. meters south to an art classroom. What is the girl's total displacement from the history classroom to the art classroom?
20. m south
20. m north
40. m north
40. m south
A car travels 20. meters east in 1.0 second. The displacement of the car at the end of this 1.0-second interval is