A Man Walks 1 Km. Towards East and Then He Turns to South and Walk S 5 Kms. Again He Turns to East and Walks 2 Kms. After this He Turns T O North and Walks 9 Kms. - Logical Reasoning

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Choose the most appropriate option for the following question.

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

Options

  • 5 kms

  • 4 kms

  • 9 kms.

  • 10 kms.

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Solution

5 kms

Explanation:

The direction diagram of a man is as follows:

BO = CD = 2 km

and AB + BO = AO

1 + 2 = 3 km

In Δ AOE,

AE2 = EO2 + OA2

AE= 42 + 32

AE= 16 + 9

AE= 25

AE = 5 km

Concept: Direction and Distance Test (Entrance Exam)
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