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Two news helicopters are flying in the same altitude on the way to a political rally. Helicopter A is due 20 miles west of the rally. Helicopter B is 15 mies south and 15 miles each. How far apart is each helicopter?
How far from the rally is each helicopter?

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bobpursley
east to west: 20+15
Norht to South: 15
distance apart= sqrt(35^2+15^2)
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