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Suppose you were north for 35 kilometers then travel east 65 kilometers. How far are you from your starting point? North and east can be considered the directions of the y and x-axis respectively. Round to the tenth's place.
If you were to draw the lines of your travel, you'd make a right triangle with
The hypotenuse of the right triangle would be the distance from the origin, which is your starting point.
The Pythagorean Theorem is
, where c=hypotenuse and a,b are legs.