Posted by **Anna** on Monday, April 22, 2013 at 9:07pm.

Shaun rides 8 kilo meters west from his house to school. After school he rides 6 kilo meters north to Mario's house. What is the distance from Mario's house to Shaun's house measured in a straight line?

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**Damon**, Monday, April 22, 2013 at 9:15pm
sqrt(64 + 36) = 10

(a three four five right triangle)

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**Reiny**, Monday, April 22, 2013 at 9:15pm
You are finding the hypoenuse, using the Pythagoran theorem

D^2 = 8^2 + 6^2 = 100

D = √100 = 10 km

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