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Jason travels from A for 5 km north and then 7 km due west to B, he then travels bak directly from B to A. Find the total length of his journey

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    Plz show all ur work

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    Don't you have a right-angled triangle with shorter legs of 5 and 7 ?

    let h be the hypotenuse
    h^2 = 5^2 + 7^2 = 74
    h = √74

    total distance = 5 + 7 + √74 = ....

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    Yes I got that tooo' but in the book they got about 20. 6 km and his journey is about 8 km'

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    Oh now I get it we should add them Haahahhaah thanks

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    10killograms

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