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

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**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

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

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**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

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

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