Posted by **cathy** on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 6:46pm.

a boy travels 15 km due north,then goes 9 km due east,then 3km due south.how far is he from his starting point

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

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 6:50pm
He's 12 km north and 9 km east of his starting point.

Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the hypotenuse of this right angle triangle.

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**cathy**, Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 6:56pm
how would i do that??

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 6:57pm
JJ showed you in your last post.

http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1361403848

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**cathy**, Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7:02pm
oh sorry didn't realize i posted it twice

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**Abebe**, Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 3:26am
15

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**Londy**, Monday, May 26, 2014 at 4:18pm
Jo guys i need help

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