Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 6 - Section 6.4 - Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem - Exercise Set: 34

Answer

$\sqrt 6056$ $\approx$77.82

Work Step by Step

$a^{2}$ +$b^{2}$ =$c^{2}$ Let a=34mi and b=70mi $34^{2}$ +$70^{2}$ =$c^{2}$ 1156+4900= =$c^{2}$ 6056 =$c^{2}$ c=$\sqrt 6056$ c$\approx$ 77.82 The hypotenuse is exactly $\sqrt 6056$mi and approximately 77.82 mi
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