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# A man drives 3 km east from home to the store and then 2 km west to a friend's house what is his displacement from his starting point at home?

Updated: 10/20/2022

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1km

Reason: East and West are equal and opposite directions so if he goes 3km one way and then 2km back the other way he is only 1km away from where he started (3-2)

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Q: A man drives 3 km east from home to the store and then 2 km west to a friend's house what is his displacement from his starting point at home?
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