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?

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**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

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**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?

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**Anonymous**, Monday, December 29, 2014 at 8:08pm
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