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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 by Sandeep Otari
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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

answer Aug 15 by Hanifa Mammadov

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