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**A boy moves from a point P to another point Q due north. He then moves same distance to another point R due east. What is the bearing of R from P?**

- A.
**045°** - B.
**135°** - C.
**225°** - D.
**300°**

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**A**

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**A sketch of this movement will be required:**

from the question it is clear that length of PQ = QR. Therefore, angle QPR and QRP will both be 45 degrees.

**Now for the right answer to the above question:**

**Option A is correct. bearing of R from P =****045°****Option B is incorrect.**This is rather the bearing of P from R.**C is incorrect.****D is not the correct answer.**

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**A problem like this requires a sketch in order to avoid mistakes.****Bearing is usually measured in a clockwise direction from the north.**- Please also observe the difference between bearing of P from R, and bearing of R from P.

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