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In a football game, a quarterback throws a pass from the 5 yard line (10 yards from the sideline). The pass is caught by on the 45 yard line (40 yards from the same sideline). How long was the pass in yards?

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  1. y distance = 40
    x distance = 30
    d = sqrt (40^2 + 30^2) the hypotenuse
    = 50
    I suspect (3,4,5 triangle)

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