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A Short Trip

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Puzzle ID:#7175
Fun:*** (2.54)
Difficulty:* (1.05)
Category:Trick
Submitted By:dsquared*nz****
Corrected By:shannmo

 

 

 



Let's say that you start at a point, for naming's sake, we will call it A'ville. You walk a total of 5 metres forward and have a rest. You then walk 3 metres backwards (ie. back towards A'ville) and have another rest. You set out again and walk a further 10 metres forward and take a much longer rest after such a long journey. You then take another walk of 5 metres backwards and take your final rest, before completing your very strange journey walking a final 3 metres forward and reach your destination of B'ville.

The question is: How far have you travelled since departing A'ville?





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