Cross-Country Connections

A Geometric Problem Solving Exercise

The telephone company is laying down new fiber-optic cable between some rural towns to improve their customers’ Internet speeds. The three towns they are hooking up this month are Milltown, Allenville and Carver’s Creek. The first part of the project will be connecting Milltown and Allenville.

How long will the cable between Milltown and Allenville be?