# math

begin at the lookout tower travel east 7 units and north 4 units where are you

1. This sounds like a right triangle

c^2 = a^2 + b^2

You have the two sides and are missing the hypotenuse which is the shortest length between two points.

c^2 = 4^2 + 7^2
You square each number add them and then take the square root to find c.

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