Posted by Anonymous on Monday, August 29, 2011 at 9:19pm.
on a drive through allegheny county, natalie drove due west for 9 miles, then turned left and proceeded to drive due south. after traveling 12 miles south, what was the straight line distance between where natalie started and where she ended her drive?

math help  Ms. Sue, Monday, August 29, 2011 at 9:28pm
It's time for the Pythagorean Theorem! You need to find the hypotenuse of this right triangle.
a^2 + b^2 = c^2
9^2 + 12^2 = c^2
81 + 144 = c^2
225 = c^2
15 = c 
math help  AJ, Friday, June 8, 2012 at 4:02pm
On a drive through Allegheny County Natalie drove due west for 9 miles, then turned left and proceeded to drive due south. After traveling 12 miles south, what was the straight line distance between where Natalie started and where she ended her drive?

math help  Anonymous, Monday, December 29, 2014 at 8:08pm
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