Q: A boat travels due east for a distance of 15 miles its then travels due north for a distance of 20 miles at which point it drops anchor how many miles is the boat from it's starting point?

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A trick question! The boat is still quite close to the point where it dropped the anchor! ============================ The boat is approximately 25 miles from its starting point, and exactly zero miles from the point where the anchor was dropped.

25 miles

25 miles

This is a question based on Pythagoras. The answer is sqrt[(15)2 + (20)2] = 25 miles

you have to use quadratcic equation= A2 + B2 = C2 152 + 202 = C2 625= C2 C= 25 you have to use quadratcic equation= A2 + B2 = C2 152 + 202 = C2 625= C2 C= 25

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A trick question! The boat is still quite close to the point where it dropped the anchor! ============================ The boat is approximately 25 miles from its starting point, and exactly zero miles from the point where the anchor was dropped.

25 miles

25 miles

This is a question based on Pythagoras. The answer is sqrt[(15)2 + (20)2] = 25 miles

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25 miles

you have to use quadratcic equation= A2 + B2 = C2 152 + 202 = C2 625= C2 C= 25 you have to use quadratcic equation= A2 + B2 = C2 152 + 202 = C2 625= C2 C= 25

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