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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

You attempt to cross a 312 ft wide river in a boat. you end up traveling 313 ft because of a slight current. how far did the current pull your boat down the river? draw a sketch to support your answer.

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  1. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    make a triangle and calc the distance difference

  2. anonymous
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    iknow it involves a triangle, i just cant draw the sketch.

  3. anonymous
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    312, is your base, and 313 is your hypoteneus (spelling there) ? then do something with the Pythagorean theorem and those values

  4. phi
    • 4 years ago
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    |dw:1328039617078:dw| you're kidding about drawing a picture, right? Use the pythagorean theorem \[ a^2 + b^2 = c^2 \]

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