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    A car travels along a straight road, heading West for 3 hours, and then travels NE on another road for 2 hours. If the car has maintained a constant speed of 55 mi/hr, how far is it from its starting point?

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    This shows how to calculate distance traveled for a given situation using the Pythagorean theorem.

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