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What is the radius of a circle circumscribed about a rectangle with a length of 8 centimeters and a width of 6 centimeters?

A)3 centimeters

B)4 centimeters

C)5 centimeters

D)6 centimeters

 Mar 20, 2019
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The diagonal of the rectangle would be the radius, so you can use Pythagorean Theorum to find the diagonal. We have \(6^2+8^2=(2x)^2\), so \(100=4r^2\)\(r=5\).

 

- Daisy

 Mar 20, 2019

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