Posted by ramel on .
to avoid a large shallow reef, a ship is set a course from point a and traveled 25 miles east to point b. the ship then turned a traveled 35 miles south to point c.if the ship could have gone in a straight line from point a to point c. how many miles could it have saved?

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Ms. Sue,
Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the hypotenuse of this right triangle.