# CCGPS CA 6.1.1 Example 2

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Tyler and Arsha have mapped out locations for a game of manhunt. Each unit is equivalent to 100 feet.
What is the approximate distance between Tyler and Arsha?

- Plot the points on a coordinate system.
- Draw lines to form a right triangle, using each point as the end of the hypotenuse.
- Calculate the length of the vertical side,
*a*, of the right triangle. - Calculate the length of the horizontal side,
*b*, of the right triangle. - Use the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate the length of the hypotenuse,
*c*.

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