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    Total distance traveled by girl delivering newspapers

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    A girl delivering newspapers travels three blocks west, four blocks north, then six blocks east.

    B. What is the total distance she travels?

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    I don't know if at your level they have made a distinction between distance and displacement. "total distance travelled" usually means the total number of blocks you actually walked, i.e. 3+4+6, but my ...

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