Quandaries and Queries 

Two cars start off at the same point on a striaght highway facing opposite directions. Each car drives 6 miles, talkes a left turn, and drives for 8 miles. How far apart are the two cars. This is a question that has been going around work, it's been 10 years since I had geometry, and I can't remember how to figure this out. Can you help me, I want to be the one to tell everyone else what it is. Hi Nicole,
I drew a diagram of the situation you described. then I redrew the diagram to form the right triangle FSP. Since this is a right triangle the theorem of Pythagoras says that Penny 

