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Jason wants to walk the shortest distance to get from the parking lot to the beach. a.How far is the spot on the beach from the parking lot? b. How far will he have to walk from the parking lot to get to the refreshment stand?

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Nicholas Rivera on June 21, 2018

3 RIGHT TRIANGLES1 large triangle is divided into 2 smaller. Medium and small. a.How far is it to the place on the beach from the beach parking? Medium triangle: the length of the leg = 32 m ; short leg = xSmall triangle: leg length = x ; short leg = 18m32/x = x/1832*18 = x*x576 = x2√576 = √x224 = x Parking on the beach is 24 meters.b. What is the distance they have to walk from the car park to get to the canteen?Use the Pythagorean theorem:triangle: leg length = 32 m ; short leg = 24 m ; hypotenuse = ?322+ 242 = c21024 + 576 = c21600 = c2√1600 = √c240 m = cParking lot to the saloon is 40 feet.


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