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Karen is building supports for the underside of a table. The supports will lie along the diagonals of a rectangular region as shown in the diagram. To the nearest tenth, the length of each support

 

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 May 8, 2019

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Each diagonal is the same length...and each forms the HYPOTENUSE of a right triangle with leg lengths 2.3 and 5.6 ft

use Pythagorean Theorem:    c = hypotenuse    a and b are the legs

c^2 = a^2 + b^2

c^2 = 2.32 + 5.62

c = diagonal = 6.1 ft

 May 8, 2019
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Best Answer

Each diagonal is the same length...and each forms the HYPOTENUSE of a right triangle with leg lengths 2.3 and 5.6 ft

use Pythagorean Theorem:    c = hypotenuse    a and b are the legs

c^2 = a^2 + b^2

c^2 = 2.32 + 5.62

c = diagonal = 6.1 ft

ElectricPavlov May 8, 2019

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