# A man walks 5 fts north from his house, turns left, walks 12 fts further & reaches a park. How far is he from his house?

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A man walks 5 fts north from his house, turns left, walks 12 fts further & reaches a park. How far is he from his house?
posted Aug 20, 2015

As per paythagorous therome,
5^2+12^2=13^2
So ans is 13ft

answer Aug 21, 2015 by anonymous

Here we need to apply pythagoras theorem a^2 + b^2 = c^2

c^2 = 12^2 + 5^2
c^2 = 144+25
c^2 = 169
c = 13

Distance between home and man = 13 fits

Ans :- 13 fts

answer Apr 21, 2016

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