# Kate biked 9 miles north to the park, then 4 miles west to the mall. How far is Kate from her starting point?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 9, 2017

Kate is

#### Explanation:

Kate biked

and then 4 miles west to the mall.

His movement is shown below in the figure.

As the figure forms a right triangle, we can find the distance from starting point to Mall, where Kate finally reaches, using Pythagoras Theorem and it is