# Geometry

posted by Reina

Peter leaves his house and walks 15 meters south, then turns east and walks another 15 meters. How far is he from his house? Round your answer to the nearest tenth

1. Ms. Sue

Use the Pythagorean Theorem.

a^2 + b^2 = c^2

2. Jake

15^2 + 15^2 = c^2
450 = c^2
square root 450 = 21.2

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