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anonymous
 one year ago
Challenge! Ready? Wayne used the diagram to compute the distance from Ferris, to Dunlap, to Butte. How much shorter is the distance directly from Ferris to Butte than the distance Wayne found?
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anonymous
 one year ago
Challenge! Ready? Wayne used the diagram to compute the distance from Ferris, to Dunlap, to Butte. How much shorter is the distance directly from Ferris to Butte than the distance Wayne found? http://assets.openstudy.com/updates/attachments/5123f916e4b086b98ebd7a6efrogs2913613121271454619582162011123835pm791438685.png

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ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Look at the diagram, what is the distance between Ferris and Butte that is computed by Wayne ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I already have the answer, it is a challenge

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1437615782686:dw

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Haha okay, from the diagram it is clear that the distance between Ferris and Bute as computed by Wayne is \(15+20 = 35\tag{1}\)

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If we cut straight across the diagonal, the distance can be computed by using pythagoras theorem : dw:1437616087487:dw \[\sqrt{15^2+20^2} = 25\tag{2}\]

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1difference is \(3525 = 10\), so the direct distance is \(10\) miles shorter compared to the distance computed by Wayne.

aric200
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0? Um what did I do wrong?

aric200
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Why did you reask the question?
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