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Can someone help me with this please. An airplane mechanic stands on a runway with a horizontal distance of 28 feet from the base of a control tower. The mechanic sees a pilot in the top of the control tower, 25 feet from the ground. Find the distance (to the nearest tenth of a foot) between the mechanic and pilot. Distance, to the nearest tenth = ___ ft.

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So remember the formula for distance is: \[\sqrt{(\Delta x)^2 + (\Delta y)^2}\]
so what triangle means

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Well, as a matter of style, the 25 and 28 should probably be switched, but yes
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is that right????
add them together is 1,409
i was using my iphone
37.5 is the right answer. thank you
Good ol' Pythagorean Theorem - don't leave home without it!
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