Posted by Anonymous on .
A highway is to be built between two towns, one of which lies 24.0 km south and 76.0 km west of the other. What is the shortest length of highway that can be built between the two towns, and at what angle would this highway be directed?

physics 
nomzamo,
R^2=X^2+Y^2
R^2=(24.0)^2+(76.0)^2
R^2=6352
R =79.7