Posted by ** Lo** on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 12:27pm.

Two planes depart from the same airport at the same time. One hour later one of the planes is 480 miles due north of the airport and the other plane is 550 miles due east of the airport. At that time, what is the distance between the two planes?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 12:31pm
Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the diagonal route that connects them.

a^2 + b^2 = c^2

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**Vida**, Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 7:33am
Using the pythagorean theorem, x^2 =480^2+550^2 x^2 =230400+302500 x^2 =532900 x = square root of 532900 x = 730miles

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