Posted by cathy on .
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,
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,
how would i do that??

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Ms. Sue,
JJ showed you in your last post.
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1361403848 
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cathy,
oh sorry didn't realize i posted it twice

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Abebe,
15

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Londy,
Jo guys i need help

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abdullah,
Yes