Asked Feb 4, 2019

You start off on a hike and walk 25km in a direction 30 degrees South of West followed by 30km to the North. What is the direction from your starting point to your destination?


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Step 1

In this question we have to find the direction the person moves, it is an angle that we are looking for.

First draw a point on the screen and say person starts walking from this point. 

Step 2

The person moves 25 km in the direction 30 degree south of west

We draw a straight line from starting point and say its length is 25 km and points 30 degree south of west.

Step 3

From this point the person moves 30 km north. So we draw a straight line in upward direction starting from blue point.

The final point is ...


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