A rectangular lawn is 48 feet long and 61 feet wide. A path extends diagonally between two opposite corners of the lawn.

What is the length of the path, to the nearest tenth of a foot?

Enter your answer, as a deicmal, in the box.

ft

Jazminfun0128182
Feb 28, 2018

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The diagonal is the hypotenuse of the right triangle formed with the two sides of the lawn as legs

Pythagorean theorem for right triangles a^2 + b^2 = c^2 a and b are legs and c is hypotenuse

sqrt ( 48^2 + 61^2) = hypotenuse (the diagonal) =~77.6 ft

ElectricPavlov
Feb 28, 2018