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Q:
# two joggers run 8 miles north and then 5 miles west. what is the shortest distance, to the nearest tenth of a mile, they must travel to return to their starting point? round to the nearest tenths place

Accepted Solution

A:

a² + b² = c²

c² = 8² + 5²

c² = 89

c = √89

c = 9.4 miles

Answer: 9.4 miles

c² = 8² + 5²

c² = 89

c = √89

c = 9.4 miles

Answer: 9.4 miles