(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Starting from city A, a car drives 250 miles east to city B, then 300 miles north to city C, and then 700 miles west to city D. What is the distance between city A and city D? (Points: 1)

300 mi

400 mi

500 mi

600 mi

2. Relevant equations

A^2 + B^2 = C^2

3. The attempt at a solution

A^2= 300^2

B^2= (700-250)^2

C^2= 292500

C= 540.8 miles.

Which answer should I choose? 500 or 600?

Thanks!

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