math
posted by cathy .
a boy travels 15 km due north,then goes 9 km due east,then 3km due south.how far is he from his starting point
find the distance the boat would have traveled if it had gone directly from point p to point t

math 
Ms. Sue
He's 12 km north and 9 km east of his starting point.
Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the hypotenuse of this right angle triangle. 
math 
cathy
how would i do that??

math 
Ms. Sue
JJ showed you in your last post.
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1361403848 
math 
cathy
oh sorry didn't realize i posted it twice

math 
Abebe
15

math 
Londy
Jo guys i need help

math 
abdullah
Yes
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Math
a boat starts at point A, moves 3km due north, then 2 km due east, then 1 km due south, and then 4 km due east to point b. Find the distance AB 
math
A boat starts at point A, moves 3 km due north, then 2 km due east, then 1 km due south, and then 4 km due east to point B. Find the distance AB. 
Phys 2
I am having trouble figuring out this question: Part 1: A long staight wire carries a current due East. This wire creates, at point #1, a magnetic field that is derected at 40 deg below due South. From point #1, the wire is located: … 
Physics
I am having trouble figuring out this question: Part 1: A long staight wire carries a current due East. This wire creates, at point #1, a magnetic field that is derected at 40 deg below due South. From point #1, the wire is located: … 
Please Please HelpPhysics
I am having trouble figuring out this question: Part 1: A long staight wire carries a current due East. This wire creates, at point #1, a magnetic field that is derected at 40 deg below due South. From point #1, the wire is located: … 
math
what distance formula would you use to solve this problem? 
math
a boat starts at point a p travels 15 miles due north to point r then turns due east and travels 8 more miles to the dock at point t find the distance the boat would have traveled if it had gone directly from point p to point t 
PreCalculus
A sailboat in a lake travels 4 km due north and then 4 km due west. From there, the boat travels 5 km due north and 4 km due west. How far is the bboat from the starting point? 
math
a boy travels 15 km due north,then goes 9 km due east,then 3km due south.how far is he from his starting point 
math
A man travels 12km due north, then 5km due east and then back to the starting point on a straight road. What is the total distance traveled?