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two cars leave town at the same time. one travels west at 56 mph, and the other travels south at 42 mph. after one hour, how far apart are the cars?

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Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the diagonal (hypotenuse of right triangle).

a^2 + b^2 = c^2
56^2 + 42^2 = c^2

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