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In the hallway of Jefferson Middle School, there is a -foot distance between classroom doors. From her classroom door, Rebecca walked down the hall feet, then turned around () and walked back feet to use the drinking fountain.

How far is she from her starting point? When she turns again () to continue to the next classroom, how far does she have to walk? Draw a diagram to show Rebecca's movement and clearly explain your thinking.

This problem is very similar to problem 1-33 on page of your textbook.
Use the solution to that problem as a guide if you need help. Also, remember
to draw a diagram to illustrate your thinking and Rebecca's movement.

Use the above diagram to help you solve the problem and create your own diagram.