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An adventure company wants to run a zip line from the top of one building that is 95 feet tall to the top of another building that is 55 feet tall. The two buildings are 30 feet apart. Estimate the length (in feet) of the zip line. Round your answer to the nearest tenth.

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  1. 21 July, 07:07
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    The difference of the length between the 2 buildings

    D=L1-L2

    D=95-55

    D=40 feet

    we use Pythagoras formula

    D^2+X^2=Z^2

    X=distance between buildings

    Z=length of the zip line

    Z=50 feet
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