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zhane2015

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PRETTY PLEASE HELP!!!!!?????? Jason wants to walk the shortest distance to get from the parking lot to the beach. diagram of a triangle to help measure the shortest distance to the beach between the parking lot the refreshement stand and the beach a. How far is the spot on the beach from the parking lot? b. How far will he have to walk from the parking lot to get to the refreshment stand?

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  1. zhane2015
    • one year ago
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    https://www.connexus.com/content/media/461958-2152011-124536-PM-1255785049.png

  2. zhane2015
    • one year ago
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    ^^ that's the link for the picture

  3. SmartWish
    • one year ago
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    Picture link doesnt work

  4. zhane2015
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1359759323762:dw|

  5. SmartWish
    • one year ago
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    You need to use the pythagorean theorem. a^2 + b^2 = c^2

  6. zhane2015
    • one year ago
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    I know the hypotenuse, I forgot how to find a^2 and b^2 when they're missing

  7. SmartWish
    • one year ago
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    Is the 24 a known value?

  8. zhane2015
    • one year ago
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    Well that was "part a" of the question that I answered

  9. SmartWish
    • one year ago
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    32^2+24^2=c^2 1600=c^2 c=40m

  10. zhane2015
    • one year ago
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    Thank you so much for your help :)

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