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?

Math  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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