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    A pilot flies from Karachi to Toronto, Ontario. (a) Describe the displacement vector. (b) What is itís magnitude ? The latitude and longitude of the two cities are 24.51 N , 67.02 E and 43.42 N , 79.25 W.

    (Hint : let the z axis be along the earthís rotation axis. O (theta) = 90 (degrees) and o (phi) = longitude. The radius of the earth is 6370 km.)


    ANS : (a) -1340i Ė 9882j Ė 1736k
    (b) 10130 km

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    Thanks, I've been stuck on that one.

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