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A farmer travels $$20\ m$$ north from his house. He then turns east and walks $$6m$$, from there he again turns south and walks $$12m$$. How far is he from his original position?


A
6 meter
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B
8 meter
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C
10 meter
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D
14 meter
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Solution

The correct option is B $$10\ meter$$
He makes right angle triangle.
So, (hypotenuse)$$^2=8^2+6^2=63+36=100$$
$$\therefore$$ hypotenuse $$= 10$$.
Thus, the farmer is $$10m$$ far from his original position.

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