posted by bobpursley please help me .
All our streets run north-south or east-west, 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 zig-zagging.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
You have provided no information on the speed of the other bike rider except that he beat you.
Your total distance covered in the zig-zag route is the same as in the east-and-then-north route.
More info is needed to answer your question.
he rides the bike in the same speed