A flag hangs on a pole that is 12 feet tall. The distance between Ms. Schaaf and the top of the flag pole is 15 feet. How far from the bottom of the flag pole does Ms. Schaaf stand?
Ms. Schaaf is at Everett Middle School. She needs to get to Kezar Stadium to watch the boys soccer game. She could drive west for 4 miles, and then north for 1 mile and arrive at Kezar. How many miles would it be if instead, she drove directly to Kezar (along the hypotenuse of the triangle)?
~ 4.1 miles
~ 3.5 miles
~ 2 miles
~ 3 miles
A 15 foot ladder leans up against a wall. The bottom of the ladder is 5 feet from the bottom of the building. Approximately how high up the wall does the ladder reach?