## If two planes leave the same airport at 1:00 PM, how many miles apart will they be at 3:00 PM if one travels directly north at 150 mph and the other travels directly west at 200 mph?

N ^ | | | Plane 1 | Plane 2 (150 mph) | (200 mph) W<———O———>E | | | | S Let’s assume that the planes are at the same airport (point O) at 1:00 PM, and we want to find the distance between them at 3:00 PM (2 hours later). Plane 1 is traveling …