A standard city block in Manhattan is a rectangle measuring 80 m by 270 m. A resident wants to get from one corner of a block to the opposit

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A standard city block in Manhattan is a rectangle measuring 80 m by 270 m. A resident wants to get from one corner of a block to the opposite corner of a block that contains a park. How long is her walk if she cuts through the park? Round your answer to the nearest meter.

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Ayla 3 hours 2021-09-11T18:23:52+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-09-11T18:25:34+00:00

    That’s a diagonal, so the hypotenuse of a right triangle,

    d² = 80² +270² = 79300

    d = 281.602

    Answer: 282 meters

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