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A man walks 1 km to East and then he turns to South and walks 5 km. Again he turns to East and walks 2 km. After this he turns to North and walks 9 km. Now, how far is he from his starting point?

A. 3 km

B. 4 km

C. 5 km

D. 7 km

Answer: Option C

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Man's Movement :
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The last position of the man is P and OEP is a Right angled triangle in which
EP = 3 km and OE = 4 km
Thus,
OP = √(32 +42)
OP = √25
OP = 5 km

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Comments ( 7 )

  1. Saarth Agrawal
    Saarth Agrawal :
    1 year ago

    OE should be 3km and EP should be 4km. They have just done a typing error. If they interchange the numbers, then the explanation would be correct. Still, since the answer is correct as 5km, the explanation doesn’t matter. You just have to understand it properly.

  2. M. Kumaresan
    M. Kumaresan :
    3 years ago

    This is wrong oe=3km and ep=4km

  3. Jabeer Chotu
    Jabeer Chotu :
    3 years ago

    How we get OE =4KM .....

  4. Shwetha S
    Shwetha S :
    3 years ago

    s its write but in online its showing answer as 3 so which is the correct answer

  5. Anith Manepalli
    Anith Manepalli :
    4 years ago

    This sum solved in right manner with good proof

  6. MADAMALA NAVYA
    MADAMALA NAVYA :
    4 years ago

    Yes, I agree for this.This is absolute explanation.

  7. Kumar Chandan
    Kumar Chandan :
    7 years ago

    Good explanations.

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