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A point inside a square is positioned so that the distances to the four vertices are 27, 21, 6 and x units. If x is a whole number, what is the value of x?

 Nov 3, 2019
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x should be 18, if u need an explanation I can do one. 

x=18

 Nov 4, 2019
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Could you post the method that you used to solve this, VooFIX  ??? 

 

 

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Nov 4, 2019
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See the answer here:  http://www.90thkilmacudscouts.com/maths/square_point1.html

 Nov 4, 2019
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Thanks, guest......that first proof  is  very intuitive  [ with the correct set-up!!!]

 

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Nov 4, 2019

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