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Stacey is standing in a field. She walks 11 meters west, 38 meters north, 7 meters west and finally 22 meters south. How many meters is she from her starting point?

 Dec 29, 2020

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She is now 7+11 =18 m west

  and   38 - 22 = 16 meters north

 

Pythag theorem

 

(distance from start)2 = 18+ 162

                       d2 = 324 +256

                      d = sqrt ( 580) = 24.08 m

 Dec 29, 2020
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She is now 7+11 =18 m west

  and   38 - 22 = 16 meters north

 

Pythag theorem

 

(distance from start)2 = 18+ 162

                       d2 = 324 +256

                      d = sqrt ( 580) = 24.08 m

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