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Going 500 m towards east first and then 200 m back is same as going 200 m towards west first and then going 500 m back.

Going 500 m towards east first and then 200 m back is same as going 200 m towards west first and then going 500 m back. 

Grade:12

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5964 Points
one year ago
Dear Student

The given statement is True

Considering the originating point to the zero of a number line
In the first scenario: 500–200 = 300 m to the right from the starting point (0)
In the second scenario: -200 + 500 = 300 m to the right from the starting point (0)


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