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Robin hikes due south for 6 km. Then she hikes due east for 3.25 km. What is the best estimate, in km, of the distance from her starting point?
 one year ago
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Robin hikes due south for 6 km. Then she hikes due east for 3.25 km. What is the best estimate, in km, of the distance from her starting point?
 one year ago
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JakeV8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you can use Pythagorean theorem... \[a ^{2} + b ^{2} = c ^{2}\] so... \[distance = \sqrt{a ^{2} + b ^{2}}\]
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whadduptoriBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i dont know how to solve this
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whadduptoriBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wait wat are we finding? c^2?
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JakeV8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the distance on that diagonal would be "c" And the relationship is that c^2 = a^2 + b^2 but you need to solve for c, not c^2.
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mangoroxBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@whadduptori Hi, I need help with this question too! Would the answer be 7?
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