math 214
posted by alicia .
A group of students on a hiking trip wants to find the distance AB across a pond (see the following figure). One student suggests choosing any point C, connecting it with B, and then finding point D such that <DCB ≅ <ACB and DC≅AC. How and why does this help in finding the distance AB?

ppl cant help you with the answer b/c you didn't show us the diagram
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Math
I had to create a word problem. My final result was 8 < 8.56 but I am not sure how to graph it. I know you can't show graphs on this site but can you give pointers? 
math
Given a group of students: or count the different ways of choosing the following officers or representatives for student congress. Assume that no one can hold more than one office. A male president and three representatives a. 72 b. … 
Math: Probability
1. Which of the following is an example of a dependent event? 
math ASAP please
1. Which of the following is an example of a dependent event? 
math help me
Solve: 6C3 (1 point) 120 720 20 240 2. Which is not a combination? 
Math
Three fifth of the members of a hiking trip club went on the last hiking trip. If 39 people went on the trip how many are in the club? 
Pre Algebra
1. Which of the following is an example of a dependent event? 
Math "Need Help Asap"!
1. Which of the following is an example of a dependent event? 
Math
1. Which of the following is an example of a dependent event? 
Math
Let A(2,3) be a fixed point. A point P moves such that PA is equal to the distance of P from the yaxis. Find the equation of the locus of P PA2 = (xx1)^2 + (yy1)^2 +?