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a child desires to reach a point that is 3.4km from its present location and...

a child desires to reach a point that is 3.4km from its present location and in a direction that is 35° north of east.however, it must travel along streets that go either north-south or east-west.what is the minimum distance he could travel to reach his destination?

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EmX
3 weeks ago
After resolving the angles and distances in the question. you'll get the triangle below.

The minimum distance to travel is 'a' + 'b'
ie. a north + b east.

see remaining solution Below.
isaaq
3 weeks ago
use 3.4 km as the hypotenuse of a triangle with a 35º angle
the sum of the other two sides is the minimum distance
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