math

there are three proposed triangular courses for the beginner sailors. The lengths of each leg of the race and the distance from the starting line to the finish line for each proposed course are listed below. Which course would be appropriate for the right triangle regatta? Explain your answer, including reasons for not choosing the other two

asked by brooke garcia

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. physics

    A sailboat race course consists of four legs, defined by the displacement vectors , , , and , as the drawing indicates. The magnitudes of the first three vectors are A = 2.80 km, B = 4.70 km, and C = 4.50 km. The finish line of
  2. Math

    Yolanda and Yoko ran in 100 yd dash. When Yolanda crossed the finish line, Yoko was 10 yd behind her. The girls then repeated the race, with Yolanda starting 10 yd behind the starting line. If each girl ran at the same rate as
  3. math

    Perry and Barry ran an 120-meter race. When Barry crossed the finish line, Perry had run only 105 meters. Then they ran a second race, with Barry starting 15 meters behind the starting line. Assuming that both runners ran at the
  4. Physics

    The average speed of a car was 60m/s by the time it reached the finish line. The car moved in a straight line and travelled from the starting line to the finish line in 8.0 sec. How far was the finish line? d = v x t d = 60 x 8 =
  5. math unit rate question

    Yolanda and Yoko ran in 100 yd dash. When Yolanda crossed the finish line, Yoko was 10 yrd behind her. The girls then repeated the race, with Yolanda starting 10 yrd behind the starting line. If each girl ran at the same rate as
  6. math

    You are a member of your high school track team and you specialize as a long-distance runner. Your event is the 1500-meter run, also known as the metric mile, which you run at a constant rate. During one particular 1500-meter race
  7. Physics

    a race track is 500 meters long.car A moves with a constant velocity of 40m/s, approaching the start line.when car A reaches the starting line, car b, who is waiting stationary at the starting line, accelerates at a rate of
  8. Ortiz

    a race track is 500 meters long.car A moves with a constant velocity of 40m/s, approaching the start line.when car A reaches the starting line, car b, who is waiting stationary at the starting line, accelerates at a rate of
  9. algebra 2

    15 seconds after the buzzer, the teacher still has 135 meters to go to the finish line. 32 seconds after he left the starting line, the teacher has only 50 meters more to run. 22 seconds after the buzzer, Usain is 189 meters from
  10. math

    Yolanda and Yoko ran in a 100 yd dash. When Yolanda crossed the finish line, Yoko was 10 yd behind her. The girls then repeated the race, with Yolanda starting 10 yd behind the starting line. If each girl ran at the same rate as

More Similar Questions