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A ship leaves its home port expecting to travel to a port 500.0 km due south. Before it moves even 1 km, a servere storm blows it 100.0 km due east. Hom far is the ship from its destination? In what direction must it travel to reach its destination?

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    it must travel along the hypotenuse of a right triangle with sides 500 m (South) and 100 km (East)

    Try using the Pythagorean theorem. Drawing yourself a sketch should help.

    Show your work for furthe assistance, if needed.

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