## anonymous 5 years ago Each unit on the grid stands for one mile. Determine two ways to calculate the distance from Josie's house to Annie's house. Answers available in ... 10 Take this time to do your best on this question.

From Josie's house to Annie's house we go 3 units across and 4 units down. So the distance between the two houses is the hypothenuse of a right triangle with 4 and 3 sides. By Pythagorean's formula the hypothenuse is $$\sqrt{4^2+3^2}=5$$ miles.