Posted by **marko** on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 9:21pm.

a playground is 50yd by 50 yd

amy walked across the playground from one corner to the opposite corner. how far did she walk?

i got : 5000yd

#2

a 70 ft ladder is mounted 10 ft above the ground on a fire truck. the bottom of the ladder is 40 ft from the wall of a building. the top of the ladder is touching the building. how high off the ground is the top of the ladder?

im not sure on this

- geometry -
**Reiny**, Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 9:36pm
Does you answer make any logical sense to you ????

distance^2 = 50^2 + 50^2 = 5000

distance = √5000

= appr. 70.7 yds

2. Make a sketch and use Pythagoras

- geometry -
**marko**, Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 9:52pm
for number 1 should it be she walked 100 yd

- geometry -
**marko**, Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 10:31pm
a playground is 50yd by 50 yd

amy walked across the playground from one corner to the opposite corner. how far did she walk?

i got : 100 yd

- geometry -
**Steve**, Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 11:55pm
marko, she didn't walk around the playground - she walked **across** it -- diagonally

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- geometry - a playground is 50yd by 50 yd amy walked across the playground from ...
- geometry - a playground is 50 yd by 50 yd. amy walked across the playground from...
- Calculus - Suppose you are in a room that is a*10 meters. You can walk normally...
- math - Simran Gill speed walks around the school playground every evening. The ...
- math (opt) math 2 - A flagstaff of placed at one corner of a rectangular ...
- geometry - a rectangular patio is 13 feet by 84 feet. In walking from one corner...
- geometry - the area of the rectangular playground enclosure at South School is ...
- math - A rectangular field measures 350 feet by 400 feet. If you wish to go from...
- English - 1. In the playground lay the dying soldiers. 2. In the playground he ...
- Math - A school is fencing in a rectangular area for a playground. It plans to ...

More Related Questions