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Two cyclists leave from an intersection at the same time. One travels due north at a speed of 18mph, and the other travels due east at 24mph. how long until the distance between them is 150 miles?
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after h hours, you want
√((18h)^2+(24h)^2) = 150
30h = 150
h = 5posted by Steve
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