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Three yachts are anchored on the harbor as shown below. How far is Yacht 2 from the harbor? A) 12 B) 64 C) 96 D) 144

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    |dw:1333126513750:dw| This is a useful fact to learn. You can use it to find your answer

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    can you match the numbers in your triangle with x, y, and z?

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    Yes , Thank you :)

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    I get y=144, x= 208-144= 64 so \[ z= \sqrt{144\cdot 64} = \sqrt{144}\cdot \sqrt{64}= 12*8= 96\]

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