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# A man leaves for his office from his house. He walks towards East. After moving a distance of 20m, he turns South and walks 10m. Then he walks 35m towards the West and further 5m towards the North. He then turns towards East and walks 15m. What is the straight distance (in metres) between his initial and final positions?

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Solution

## The correct option is A 5From A to G, total distance is →AG=AD−GDHere, AD=BC=10m & GD=EF=5M∴ AG=10−5=5mHence, the straight distance between the initial and final positions of man is 5m.

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