Four identical blocks of wood are placed touching a table in the positions shown.

How high is the table?

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- May 26th 2006, 08:10 AMNatasha1Blocks of wood puzzle?
Four identical blocks of wood are placed touching a table in the positions shown.

How high is the table? - May 26th 2006, 08:34 AMCaptainBlackQuote:

Originally Posted by**Natasha1**

blocks be and respectivly.

Then we have:

and

Now add the two equations:

so:

cm

RonL - May 26th 2006, 08:42 AMNatasha1
Simply a genius you are RonL, simply genius! Thanks a million :-)