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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

asked by Reina
  1. Use the Pythagorean Theorem.

    a^2 + b^2 = c^2

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. 15^2 + 15^2 = c^2
    450 = c^2
    square root 450 = 21.2

    posted by Jake

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