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a glider flies 8 miles south then 15 miles east then flies in a straight line back to the airport. what was the distance of the gliders last leg back to the air port

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  1. Use the Pythagorean Theorem as I showed you in your last postr.

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  2. ok

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  3. so 8^2 + 15^ = k^2
    64 + 225 = k^2
    289 = k^2
    17 = k

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  4. Right!

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