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    Hey guys. I have this problem for a math class that I'm taking, and I can't seem to find the answer.

    The problem is:

    In triangle PQR, it is given that PQ=6, QR=8, and that the medians to these two sides intersect perpendicularly. Find the length of PR.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kch02 View Post
    Hey guys. I have this problem for a math class that I'm taking, and I can't seem to find the answer.

    The problem is:

    In triangle PQR, it is given that PQ=6, QR=8, and that the medians to these two sides intersect perpendicularly. Find the length of PR.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
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