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A town clock has the minute hand that is 1.5 m long and an hour and that is 1.2 m long what is the approximate distance in meters between the ends of the hand at 9 o’clock/////plz help

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  2. at 9 o'clock the hands form a right angle

    the distance between the ends is the hypotenuse of a right triangle

    by Pythagoras ... d^2 = 1.5^2 + 1.2^2

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  3. Wait.....so, what's the answer?

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