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You start a search for a buried object by marking the center of the field as (0,0), with coordinates giving distances in yards. Coordinates to the north or east are positive, and the coordinates to the south or west are negative. You find nothing at (-10,6), so you try a likely looking spot3 yards to the east and 12 yards to the south of your first spot. What are the coordinates of the second spot?
Answer choices
(-7,-6)
(12,-6)
(-13,-9)
(5,-3)
I don't have an answer because I tried to do the math but I kept getting different Answers than what the answer choices are.

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  1. Start at (-10,6) then go to the right (east) 3 units, then down 12 (south).
    You will hit one of the given points.

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  2. Thx for the help reiny

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