Posted by Jazmine on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 10:33am.
Jason travels from A for 5 km north and then 7 km due west to B, he then travels bak directly from B to A. Find the total length of his journey

Math word problem  Jazmine, Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 10:34am
Plz show all ur work

Math word problem  Reiny, Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 10:40am
Don't you have a rightangled triangle with shorter legs of 5 and 7 ?
let h be the hypotenuse
h^2 = 5^2 + 7^2 = 74
h = √74
total distance = 5 + 7 + √74 = ....

Math word problem  Jazmine, Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 10:41am
Yes I got that tooo' but in the book they got about 20. 6 km and his journey is about 8 km'

Math word problem  Jazmine, Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 10:42am
Oh now I get it we should add them Haahahhaah thanks

Math word problem  josh, Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 6:11pm
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