# Math

Two vans leave a parking lot at the exact same time. A few minutes later, car 1 is 8 miles due east of the parking lot and car 2 is 15 miles due south of the lot. How far a part are the two cars in miles?

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1. Pythagorean Theorem

8^2 + 15^2 = d^2

64 + 225 = d^2

289 = d^2

17 = d

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