How Far is Raju From the Starting Point ?

Raju travels 8 km to the north, turns left and travels 4 kms, and then again turns to right and covers another 5 kms. Then he turns to right and travels for 4 kms. How far is he from the starting point?
1. 21 km
2. 9 km
3. 13 km
4. 17 km
Manish Listener Asked on 10th July 2015 in

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Answer: (4) 17 km
Explanation:-
According to the question,
In the figure-

The total distance from starting point = 8 + 4 + 5 = 17 km
Hence, he is 17 km far from the starting point.

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 10th July 2015.