Posted by **Anonymous** on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 11:47am.

Imagine that the grid lines on a

coordinate grid are streets and that the distance between two points

must be measured by the number of “blocks” a taxicab would have

to travel horizontally and vertically to get from one point to the

other. The sum of the horizontal and vertical distances is called the

taxicab distance. A cab driver estimates that traveling one block

during rush hour takes about 5 min.

Use the information to answer the question below:

What general rule can you use to find the taxicab distancebetween two points on a grid?

- MATH -
**bobpursley**, Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 12:10pm
Add the coordinates? eg, (4,5)= 9blocks.

- MATH -
**ashley**, Saturday, January 1, 2011 at 6:42pm
A boat travels 372 km in 13 hours (with a constant speed).How far can it travel in 9 hours(with the same speed)?

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