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Question

Noah's school is due west of his house and due sou...

Noah's school is due west of his house and due south of his friend Janelle's house. The distance between the school and Janelle's house is \( 5.1 \) miles and the straight-line distance between Noah's house and Janelle's house is \( 6.4 \) miles. How far is Noah's house from school? If necessary, round to the nearest tenth. 

Answer

\(d= \sqrt{6.4^{2}- 5.1^{2}  } = 3.9\)

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