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Find the following for path A in Figure 2.71: (a) The distance traveled. (b) The magnitude of the displacement from start to finish. (c) The displacement from start to finish.

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<b>Figure 2.71:</b> Different paths travelled.
Figure 2.71: Different paths travelled.
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Final Answer

a) $7 \textrm{ m}$

b) $7 \textrm{ m}$

c) $+7 \textrm{ m}$

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OpenStax College Physics for AP® Courses Solution, Chapter 2, Problem 1 (Problems & Exercises) (2:06)