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Question:

Mattie walked 45 yards north, 36 yards west, and 41 yards south. Jacob walked 16 yards north, 49 yards west, and 33 yards south. How much farther did Mattie walk than Jacob?

A 24 yards
explanation

Mattie walked 45 + 36 + 41 = 122 yards. Jacob walked 16 + 49 + 33 = 98 yards. The difference between these two distances is 122 – 98 = 24 yards.