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posted by bobpursley please help me .
All our streets run northsouth or eastwest, and the shop is 6 blocks east and 8 blocks north.I lost both races.The first tim, i rode directly east for 6 blocks and then directly north for 8 blocks.the next time i tried zigzagging.both times he was laughing when i got there can you tell how many blocks he beat me by? prove your answer by trying a different way.

All our streets run northsouth or eastwest, and the shop is 6 blocks east and 8 blocks north.I lost both races.The first tim, i rode directly east for 6 blocks and then directly north for 8 blocks.the next time i tried zigzagging.both times he was laughing when i got there can you tell how many blocks he beat me by? prove your answer by trying different equations