. A man travels 1 mile due east 5 mile due south
2 mile due east and finally 9 miles due north. How far is the starting point?
A: 3 miles
B: 5 miles
C: 4 miles
D: between 5 miles and 9 miles
Net eastward displacement = 1 + 2 = 3miles
Net northward displacement = - 5 + 9= 4miles
Hence, Option B is correct i.e, 5 miles.