Mathametic Help on Vectors

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To compute the distance between two points A and B, a surveyor chooses a point C that is 300 yards from A and 500 yards from B.  The surveyor measures the angle ∠BAC as 40°.  The angle ∠ABC is a right angle (i.e. 90°).  Compute the distance between points A and B. 

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