# A particle has displacement12 cm towards east and 9cm towards north and then 6cm vertically upward. find the magnitude of sum of these displacement

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by adesh784

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by adesh784

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displacement is shortest distance,so,here displacement is hypotenuse.

=>S=(12^2+15^2)^1/2

=(144+225)^1/2

=19.2 cm

√261=16.15m
Phytagorilla theorem.