Posted by **Bailee** on Friday, February 24, 2012 at 1:04pm.

A man walks one mile east, then he walks one mile northeast and then he walks one mile east. How far is he from his initial position?

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**Steve**, Friday, February 24, 2012 at 1:38pm
Consider east = +x, North = +y

(1,0) + (.707,.701) + (1,0)

=(2.707,0.707)

distance = 7.828

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