## Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

The car moves $\approx 751$ ft along the roadway.
1. Use the Pythagoras Theorem to solve for the roadway ($x$) $a^{2} + b^{2} = x^{2}$ $45^{2} + 750^{2} = x^{2}$ $2025 + 562500 = x^{2}$ $564525 = x^{2}$ $\sqrt (564525) = x$ $x = 751.348...$ ft $x \approx 751$ ft