Q. 35.0( 5 Votes )

A man goes 15 metres due west and then 8 metres due north. How far is he from the starting point?

Answer :

Let the man starts walk from point A and finished at


ttttttttttt.jpg


Point C.


In ABC


SO AC2=AB2+BC2


AC2=82+152


AC2=64+225


AC2=289


AC=


AC=17 m


The man is 17 m far from the starting point.


Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Related Videos
Basic Proportionality TheoremBasic Proportionality TheoremBasic Proportionality Theorem42 mins
A Peep into Pythagoras TheoremA Peep into Pythagoras TheoremA Peep into Pythagoras Theorem43 mins
Predominant Proof of TrianglesPredominant Proof of TrianglesPredominant Proof of Triangles52 mins
NCERT | Strong Your Basics of TrianglesNCERT | Strong Your Basics of TrianglesNCERT | Strong Your Basics of Triangles39 mins
RD Sharma | Imp. Qs  From TrianglesRD Sharma | Imp. Qs  From TrianglesRD Sharma | Imp. Qs From Triangles41 mins
Quiz | Criterion of Similarity of TriangleQuiz | Criterion of Similarity of TriangleQuiz | Criterion of Similarity of Triangle45 mins
How to Ace Maths in NTSE 2020?How to Ace Maths in NTSE 2020?How to Ace Maths in NTSE 2020?36 mins
R.D Sharma | Solve Exercise -4.2 and 4.3R.D Sharma | Solve Exercise -4.2 and 4.3R.D Sharma | Solve Exercise -4.2 and 4.345 mins
R.D Sharma | Solve Exercise-4.5R.D Sharma | Solve Exercise-4.5R.D Sharma | Solve Exercise-4.545 mins
NCERT | Basic Proportionality TheoremNCERT | Basic Proportionality TheoremNCERT | Basic Proportionality Theorem22 mins
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
caricature
view all courses