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Anushka starts walking straight towards east. After walking 75 metres, she turns to the left and walks 25 metres straight. Again she turns to the left, walks a distance of 40 metres straight, again she turns to the left and walks a distance of 25 metres. How far is she from the starting point?

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115 m
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40 m
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C
35 m
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D
50 m
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Solution

The correct option is C 35 m
Let us draw the condition of the motion Anushka took
As per the question, we can say that she finally reached to the point D starting from O
So, the distance OD is given as OD=OABC=7540=35 m
Hence, she is 35 m away from the starting point.

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