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    Need Help.

    Two parallel planes cut a sphere in two circles of diameters 6 and 8. The distance between the planes is 1. The center of the sphere is not between the planes. What is the diameter of the sphere?
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    Re: Need Help.

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    study that pic for a while and see if you can figure it out. It's just application of right triangles.
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