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3.
Meg
Mara
In the figure, a bird (at point B) is 36 feet above the ground. Meg is 60 feet from the bird while Mara is 39 feet
from the bird. How far apart are Meg and Mara?
3.
b. 61 feet
a. 60 feet
d. 99 feet
c. 63 feet
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3. Meg Mara In the figure, a bird (at point B) is 36 feet above the ground. Meg is 60 feet from the bird while Mara is 39 feet from the bird. How far apart are Meg and Mara? 3. b. 61 feet a. 60 feet d. 99 feet c. 63 feet B

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The distance between the ground and the bird is 36 ft The distance between Meg and bird is 60 ft The distance between bird and Mara is 39 ft The ground makes a right angle with the bird Here, the distance between Meg and bird is considered as hypotenuse and the distance between the bird and the ground is considered as one of the legs of the right triangle

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Let the distance between ground to Meg as x and the distance between ground to Mara as y The distance between the Meg and Mara is x +y

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