Two towns, A and B, are 13.0 miles apart and located 8.0 and 3.0 miles east, respectively, of a long, straight highway. A construction company has a contract to build a road from town A to the highway and then to town B. Determine the length (to the nearest tenth of a mile) of the shortest road that meets these requirements.

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@ganeshie8 can you draw it picture,so that i can solve?

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