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Your friend's house is 5 miles south and 12 miles west of the zoo. How far is your friend's house from the zoo?

 Feb 17, 2021
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The distance  is  just  the hypotenuse of  a  right triangle   with legs of  5  and  12....so...

 

distance = sqrt  [5^2  + 12^2]    =  sqrt  [169 ]   =  13  miles

 

 

cool cool cool

 Feb 17, 2021

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