How far is he from the starting point?

Akash walks 5 km. towards East and then turns left and walks 6 km. Again he turns right and walks 7 km. Finally he turns to his right and walks 6 km. How far is he from the starting point?

  1. 17 km
  2. 13 km
  3. 12 km
  4. None of these
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 18th March 2016 in Reasoning Questions.
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    Answer: (4) none of these

    Solution:-
    According to the question look at the below figure,

    RE: How far is he from the starting point?


    In Right Triangle POQ,
    Then, distance between starting point to end point = PQ = sqrt.(12^2 + 6^2) \
    = sqrt.(144 + 36)
    = sqrt.180 cm

    Hence, the correct answer is option is (4) none of these.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 18th March 2016.
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