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Posted by **cathy** on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 6:44pm.

find the distance the boat would have traveled if it had gone directly from point p to point t

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**JJ**, Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 6:46pmThis is a right triangle problem.

c^2 = a^2 + b^2

c^2 = 8^2 + 15^2

remember to take the square root in the last step to find c.

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**cathy**, Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7:06pmthank you

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