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Two cars leave the same parking lot, with one heading north and the other heading east. After several minutes, the northbound car has traveled 1 mile, and the eastbound car has traveled 4 miles. Measured in a straight line, how far apart are the two cars? If necessary, round to the nearest tenth.​

 
 Sep 13, 2021
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Pythagorean theorem for right triangle

 

d^2 = 1^2 + 4^2       solve for d

 
 Sep 13, 2021

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