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    A rectangle has a diagonal of 10 and length of 8. What is its width? How do you find it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by whytechocolate01 View Post
    A rectangle has a diagonal of 10 and length of 8. What is its width? How do you find it?

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    it forms a right triangle, use Pythagoras' theorem

    do you see it? you'd have a right-triangle with hieght unknown, which is the width you're looking for, and the base will be 8 and the hypotenuse will be 10
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