Problem: While following a treasure map, you start at an old oak tree. You first walk 855 m directly south, then turn and walk 1.27 km at 30.0 west of north, and finally walk 1.00 at 32.0km north of east, where you find the treasure: a biography of Isaac Newton!How far will you walk?To return to the old oak tree, in what direction should you head? Use components to solve this problem.Select the correct graphical solution drawn roughly to scale. To see whether your calculations in the previous parts are reasonable, compare them with the graphical solution.

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While following a treasure map, you start at an old oak tree. You first walk 855 m directly south, then turn and walk 1.27 km at 30.0 west of north, and finally walk 1.00 at 32.0km north of east, where you find the treasure: a biography of Isaac Newton!

How far will you walk?

To return to the old oak tree, in what direction should you head? Use components to solve this problem.

Select the correct graphical solution drawn roughly to scale. To see whether your calculations in the previous parts are reasonable, compare them with the graphical solution.

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