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get a person has moved from the starting point towards south-west a distance of 10km and then, he moved towards east and travelled a distance of 15km. from there, he moved towards north-east for which he covered a distance of 10km. then, he moved 2km towards the west. what direction and distance should he move from the last point inorder to reach the starting point? from screen.
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Given, A person walks 10 km South taking left turn walks 12 km, again turning left walks 15 km. According to the given information, we get the following figure
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A person walks 10 km South taking left turn walks 12 km, again turning left walks 15 kms. How far is he from the starting point?
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Given, A person walks 10 km South taking left turn walks 12 km, again turning left walks 15 km.
According to the given information, we get the following figure,
The distance between the starting point and ending point is:
(AD)² = (AE)² + (DE)²
(AD)² = (12)² + (5)²
(AD)² = 144 + 25 (AD)² = 169 AD = √169AD = 13 km
The distance from starting point to the ending point is 13 km.
Hence, "13 km" is the answer.
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