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Homework Help: Geometry help i dont get this

  1. Sep 5, 2006 #1
    What had to be plotted:
    Ill just say whats needed for this problem
    S (swimming pool. (-3,-1)
    P (picnic. (2,2)
    Ok here are the instructions: Each Grid represents 1/10 of a mile.

    How far is it from picnic area to the swimming pool? Give your answers in grid units and in miles.

    i keep getting 5 and 4/5 i dont know how to change that to miles and please if someone can check if thats right in the first place
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  3. Sep 5, 2006 #2


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    Use common sense:
    If ONE grid unit is ONE-TENTH of a mile,
    How much is:
    2 grid units?

    3 grid units?
    4 grid units?
    1039 grid units?

    5 + 4/5 grid units?
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