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Ex. 5 Deepika moved a distance of 75 metres towards the north. She then turned to the left and walking for about 25 metres, turned left again and walked 80 metres. Finally, she turned to the right at an angle of 45°. In which direction was she moving finally?
(1) North-East
(2) North-West
(3) South
(4) South-West
(5) East

Sol. (4) Deepika started from A, moves 75 m upto B, turned left and walked 25 m upto C, She then turned left again and moved 80 m upto D. Turning to the right at an angle of 45°, she was finally moving in the direction DE, ie South-West. Hence, the answer is (4)

EX. 6 Manish faces towards north. Turning to his right, he walks 25 metres. He then turns to his left and walks 30 metres. Next, he moves 25 metres to his right. He then turns to his right again and walks 55 metres. Finally he turns to the right and moves 40 metres. In which direction is he now from his starting point ?
(1) South-West
(2) South
(3) North-West
(4) South-East
(5) None of these
Sol. (4) Manish turns towards right form north direction. So, he walks 25 m towards east upto B, turns left and moves 30 m upto C, turns right and goes 25 m upto D. At D he turns to right towards the south and walks 55 m upto E. Next, he again turns to right and walks 40 m upto F, which is his final position. F is to the south-east of A. So, he is to the south-east from his starting point. Hence, the answer is  (4)

Ex. 7: A man is facing west. He turns 45° in the clockwise direction and then another 180° in the same direction and then  270°in the anticlockwise direction. Which direction is the facing now ?
(1) South
(2) North-West
(3) West
(4) South-West
(5) None of these

Sol. (4) Clearly, the man initially faces in the direction OA, On moving 45° clockwise, he faces in the direction OB. On further moving 180° clockwise, he faces in the direction OC. Finally, on moving 270° anticlockwise, he faces in the direction OD, which is South-West. Hence the answer is (4).

Ex. 8 A is 40 m South-west of B. C is 40 m South-east of B. Then, C is in which direction with respect to A ?
(1) East
(2) West
(3) North-East
(4) South
(5) South-West

Sol. (1)

As is clear from the above diagram, C lies to the east of A.

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