A boat is anchored 2.2 km due south of a lighthouse. Along the shore, the town of Beachton is 16.8 km due east of the lighthouse. Enter a number in the box to
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A boat is anchored 2.2 km due south of a lighthouse. Along the shore, the town of Beachton is 16.8 km due east of the lighthouse. Enter a number in the box to correctly complete the statement. Round the answer to the nearest tenth.
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1. User Answers HomertheGenius
Distance from the boat to the town:
d² = 2.2² + 16.8²
d² = 4.84 + 282.24
d² = 287.08
d = √287.08
d = 16.9434 ≈ 16.9 km 
2. User Answers johnnywinden
Answer:
16.9 is the correct answer
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