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Spiral Snail

Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

Answer: $(6,5)$


Tracing the journey
 


Adding the moves
The distance it moves East $=2-4+6-8+10=6$.

The distance it moves North $=1-3+5-7+9=5$.


This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
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