Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 1 - Tools of Geometry - 1-3 Measuring Segments - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 37

Answer

The driver added the numbers when he was supposed to subtract. The distance is 80-65=15 miles.

Work Step by Step

To find the distance between two points or distances, subtract the two numbers, don't add the two numbers.
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