## Sandeep likes to skate at an ice cream parlor that is due south of his school and due west of his favorite movie theater. If the ice cream p

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Sandeep likes to skate at an ice cream parlor that is due south of his school and due west of his favorite movie theater. If the ice cream parlor is 8 miles from his school and the straight-line distance between the school and the movie theater is 10 miles, how far is the ice cream parlor from the movie theater?

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3 years 2021-08-14T18:04:18+00:00 1 Answers 13 views 0

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1. Answer:

The ice cream parlor is 12.81 miles far from the movie theatre.

Step-by-step explanation:

Given that:

Distance between school and ice cream parlor = 8 miles

Distance between school and movie theatre = 10 miles

These distances will serve as base and perpendicular of a right angled triangle and the hypotenuse will be the distance between movie theatre and ice cream parlor.

Using Pythagorean theorem;

Taking square root on both sides

Hence,

The ice cream parlor is 12.81 miles far from the movie theatre.