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A particle has the following displacements in succession i) 12 m towards east ii) 5 m towards north and iii) 6 m vertically. Find the magnitude of the resultant displacement?

Here, we have

x = 12 m ; y = 5 m ; z = 6m

Then, resultant vector is given by,

r = (x2 + y2 + z21/2

= ( 122 + 52 + 62)1/2

= (205)1/2

= 14.31 m

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