Three circles are drawn inside a rectangle as shown. Circle C has a diameter of 3, Circle D has a diameter of 4, and Circle E has a diameter of 6. Circles C and D are tangent, as are circles D and E. The circles are tangent to various sides of the rectangle. Find the length of segment AB.

Guest May 6, 2020

#1**-5 **

Diameter of D goes all the way to the horizontal location of C center.

Just add the diameters of D and E and radius of C.

6+ 4+ 3/2 = 11.5

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hugomimihu May 6, 2020

#3**+4 **

*"Three circles are drawn inside a rectangle as shown. Circle C has a diameter of 3, Circle D has a diameter of 4, and Circle E has a diameter of 6. Circles C and D are tangent, as are circles D and E. The circles are tangent to various sides of the rectangle. Find the length of segment AB"*

Alan May 7, 2020