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    Question problem solving. for word problem about kilometers, distance and direction

    Newtwon is 522 kilometers west of jamesburg.
    Pottsville is 356 kilometers east of jamesburg and 928 kilometers east of mayfield.
    How far and in what direction is newtown from mayfield?
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    Re: problem solving. for word problem about kilometers, distance and direction

    Just draw a line diagram and things would be clear
    West mayfield ----newtown --------Jamesburg --------Pottesville East
    |----50-----| --------522 ----| -------356--------|
    |----------------------928 ------------------------|
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