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a playground is 50yd by 50 yd
amy walked across the playground from one corner to the opposite corner. how far did she walk?
i got : 5000yd

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a 70 ft ladder is mounted 10 ft above the ground on a fire truck. the bottom of the ladder is 40 ft from the wall of a building. the top of the ladder is touching the building. how high off the ground is the top of the ladder?
im not sure on this

  • geometry -

    Does you answer make any logical sense to you ????

    distance^2 = 50^2 + 50^2 = 5000
    distance = √5000
    = appr. 70.7 yds

    2. Make a sketch and use Pythagoras

  • geometry -

    for number 1 should it be she walked 100 yd

  • geometry -

    a playground is 50yd by 50 yd
    amy walked across the playground from one corner to the opposite corner. how far did she walk?
    i got : 100 yd

  • geometry -

    marko, she didn't walk around the playground - she walked across it -- diagonally

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