# SOLUTION: if 2 people run 8 miles north and then 5 miles west, what is the shortest distance, to the nearest tenth of a mile, they must travel to return to their start point?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 554507: if 2 people run 8 miles north and then 5 miles west, what is the shortest distance, to the nearest tenth of a mile, they must travel to return to their start point?Answer by Alan3354(31510)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!if 2 people run 8 miles north and then 5 miles west, what is the shortest distance, to the nearest tenth of a mile, they must travel to return to their start point? --------- North then west makes a right triangle.