Q. 15 A14.2( 5 Votes )

A person goes 24m

Let the person start his journey from a point O.

The figure given above traverses his journey. Length of BO gives his distance from starting point.

It can be seen that ΔAOB is a right angled triangle because the direction axis are always perpendicular to each other.

By applying Pythagoras theorem to ΔAOB we get,

h2 = p2 + b2

BO2 = 102 + 242

BO2 = 100 + 576

BO2 = 676

BO = √676 = 26 m

Thus, he is 26 m away from starting point.

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