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Two cars starting from as same point move in opposite directions along north south such that each covers a distance x in the same time.what is the displacement of car.(1) moving towards south

Asked by arjunjoshi864 23rd February 2019, 8:31 AM
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Two cars covers a equal distance in same time but in opposite directions.
We know, displacement is a vector quantity. The magnitude as well as direction has to be taken into the account. 
It is given that the cars covers distance 'x' in a given time. 
So, if the displacement of car A moving in North direction = + x 
Then, the displacement of car B moving in south direction = - x 
Thus, the displacement of car moving towards south will be ' - x' (vectors has to be written along with their sign which denotes the direction of an object moving is in opposite direction to the another object)
Answered by Expert 23rd February 2019, 11:19 AM
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