Hi, i'm working on some review questions before finals and I can't seem to get this question started. Q: Is it possible for the area to increase while the diagonal decreases of a rectangle Thank you!
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Originally Posted by topsaa Hi, i'm working on some review questions before finals and I can't seem to get this question started. Q: Is it possible for the area to increase while the diagonal decreases of a rectangle Thank you! I will show you by an example of two rectangles: area of the first rectangle A(1) = 4x8 = 32cm^2 ; diagonal = sqrt(8^2 + 4^2) = 8,94cm area of the second rectangle A(2) = 6x6 = 36cm^2 ; diagonal = sqrt(6^2 + 6^2) = 8,48cm do you get now? dokrbb
I'm looking for a way to prove it looking at all possibilities, is there any other way to solve this? instead of using an example. I feel there is more to this question. Thanks tho!
Last edited by topsaa; Apr 18th 2013 at 08:35 PM.
oh awesome, thanks a alot!
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