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

Let the man starts walk from point A and finished at

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.

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