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Homework Help: PHYSICS-STUCK

Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 4:48pm.

A rectangular field is 1.5 km long and 700 m wide. An asphalt road goes around the outside of the field and a dirt path cuts across the field. A student wants to go from A to B on the field. Path x goes along the road and is shown in red; path y is shown in blue. Which path has the shorter distance? By how much is the path shorter?

How do I calculate this?

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