# Pythagorean Theorem

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Jan skips 5 miles north, 4 miles east, 6 miles north, 16 miles east and 4 miles north. How far is Jan from where she started?

• Pythagorean Theorem -

5 + 6 + 4 N + 15 N

4 + 16 E = 20 E

sqrt(225 + 400)

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