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Chapter - 6

Distance and Direction

Question based on Distance & Direction can only be solved if the student has a full grasp of directions. The first thing to remember is that there are four directions:-

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For a person standing in the area falling between:-Distance and Direction LR Notes | EduRev 

  • North and East Direction in called North-East.
  • Similarly, the area between South and East is called South-East,
  • The area between North Direction and West Direction is called North-West and
  • Area between South & West is South-West as shown below: -

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LEFT / RIGHT SIDE OF PARTICULAR DIRECTIONS

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FINDING OUT DISTANCE:  The student is generally expected to find out the distance between the starting point and the Destination. And, we are expected to find out the shortest distance between the two points i.e. starting point and the Destination Point. To find out this distance, one should draw the diagram, which shows actual path followed by the person, along with the distance traveled by him. Finally, the starting point and Destination are joined by a straight line and distance is observed. For this we use Pythagoras theorem which is as follows:-

PYTHAGORAS THEOREM

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RULES FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING SHADOWS:-

Timing

Sun

Shadow

Answer

Sunrise

East

West

North or South

Afternoon

South

North

East or West

Evening

West

East

North or South

 
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