# In which direction and for how far should he walk to return to his starting point?

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A man walks west for 3 miles

Then south for 2 miles

Then east for 1 mile

Then south for 1 mile

Then east for 2 miles

In which direction and for how far should he walk to return to his starting point?

posted Apr 4

3 miles west & 3 miles east cancel each other out
At the end he has reached 3 miles south of his starting point which means to return to the start he has to go 3 miles north.

The answer is 3 miles to the north

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