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Let ABCD be a square. Three parallel lines x,y, and z pass through A, B and C respectively. The distance between x and y is 4 and the distance between y and z is 5. Find the area of the square.

 Jan 14, 2021
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I am taking an educated guess and saying 121. I say that caue im saying line x is 1 unit away from ABCD's side and line z is 1 unit away from ABCD's side. And the across lines x, y, and z is 9 and the 2 units away from the sides for lines x and z makes 9+2=11 for the side length and 11x11=121

 Jan 14, 2021
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Let ABCD be a square. Three parallel lines x,y, and z pass through A, B, and C respectively. The distance between x and y is 4 and the distance between y and z is 5. Find the area of the square.

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Area = 42 + 52 = 41 square units

 Jan 14, 2021

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