# What is the distance in feet it would have walked?

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An ant leaves the anthill for its morning exercise.
It walks 4 feet east and then makes a 160 degree turn to the right and walks 4 more feet.
It then makes another 160 degree turn to the right and walks 4 more feet.
If the ant continues this pattern until it reaches the anthill again.
What is the distance in feet it would have walked?

posted Aug 13, 2019

72 feet

180-160=20 degrees internal angle for each side of a polygon made by the morning exercise pattern
360/20=18 - number of sides of the polygon
18*4=72 feet- perimeter of the polygon

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