2+3+6 = 1111/2 = 5.55.5-2 = 3.53.5 from the 2 km side.Assumptions: The opposite and adjacent side must add up to be the same on each side.

Solution: To make the lengths of both triangles the same.We tried to used pythagoras theorem. 2^2+b^2=c^23^2+e^2=c^2However, no mater what we tried, we could not get the hypothenuse to be the same. Now that we have learnt trigonometry, we have to revisit the question.Assumptions: All the roads are straight.

2+3+6 = 11

ReplyDelete11/2 = 5.5

5.5-2 = 3.5

3.5 from the 2 km side.

Assumptions: The opposite and adjacent side must add up to be the same on each side.

Solution: To make the lengths of both triangles the same.

ReplyDeleteWe tried to used pythagoras theorem.

2^2+b^2=c^2

3^2+e^2=c^2

However, no mater what we tried, we could not get the hypothenuse to be the same.

Now that we have learnt trigonometry, we have to revisit the question.

Assumptions: All the roads are straight.