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Posted by **Jane** on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 6:38pm.

A jogger goes half a mile north and then turns west. If the jogger finishes 1.3 mi from the starting point, how far west did the jogger go?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 6:45pma^2 + b^2 = c^2

0.5^2 + b^2 = 1.3^2

Solve for b to find the distance she went west.

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**Aldyn**, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 12:16pm0.5^2+b^2=1.3^2

.25+b^2=1.69

b^2=1.44

b=1.2

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**brad**, Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 6:41pm1.2mi.

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