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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
B
8 meter
C
10 meter
D
14 meter

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.Logical Reasoning

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