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The base of  a rectangular box has a width of 3 inches and a length of 4 inches. the boxis 12 inches tall.
a. Draw a picture of the box below
b. How far is it from one of the box's top corners to the opposite corner of the base of the box?

 Jan 9, 2019
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Here's (b)

 

We can use the Pythagorean Theorem for  3 dimensions

 

The distance is given by : √[ 3^2 + 4^2 + 12^2 ]  = √ [ 25 + 144 ]  = √169  =  13 inches

 

 

cool cool cool

 Jan 9, 2019

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