# 13 A camper wants to protect her bag of food from bears She

Last updated: 6/23/2023

13 A camper wants to protect her bag of food from bears She decides to tightly stretch a rope between two trees and hang her bag from a point exactly halfway along the length of the rope The first tree is 10 feet east and 6 feet north of her firepit The second tree is 5 feet west and 8 feet north of her firepit The rope is attached at a height of 8 feet to the first tree and a height of 9 feet to the second tree Let the firepit represent the origin movement east of the firepit represent movement in the direction of positive x movement west of the firepit represent movement in the direction of negative x movement north of the firepit represent movement in the direction of positive y and movement above the firepit represent movement in the direction of positive z 1 Write the coordinates of the points on the trees where the rope is attached 2 Find the distance between the points in part a Use sqrt to indicate a square root For example 3 would be written sqrt 3 3 Find the coordinates of the point where the food bag is hung 4 If the food bag is 1 2 feet long when hung and bears can reach a height of 7 5 feet when ar s food safe from haars2 Explain why not