Two cars leave the same parking lot, with one heading north and the other heading east. After several minutes, the northbound car has traveled 5 miles, and the eastbound car has traveled 12 miles. Measured in a straight line, how far apart are the two cars?
Given a=5 and b=12,
c = 13
∠α = 22.62° = 22°37'12" = 0.39479 rad
∠β = 67.38° = 67°22'48" = 1.17601 rad
area = 30
perimeter = 30
Right triangle distance apart = hypotenuse = c
c^2 = 12^2 + 5^2 solve for 'c'