Problem: While vacationing in the mountains you do some hiking. In the morning, your displacement is (2300 m east) + (4000 m north) + (200 m vertical). Continuing on your hike after lunch, your displacement is (1500 m west) + (2500 m north) - (500 m vertical).(a) At the end of the hike, how much higher or lower are you compared to your starting point?(b) What is the magnitude of your net displacement for the day?

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While vacationing in the mountains you do some hiking. In the morning, your displacement is (2300 m east) + (4000 m north) + (200 m vertical). Continuing on your hike after lunch, your displacement is (1500 m west) + (2500 m north) - (500 m vertical).
(a) At the end of the hike, how much higher or lower are you compared to your starting point?
(b) What is the magnitude of your net displacement for the day?

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