I am also having problems with this ...
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Originally Posted by KevinVM20 I am also having problems with this ... This is just a simple application of the Pythagorean Theorem, In this case, and Solve for . The area of the rectangle is then just
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Originally Posted by KevinVM20 I am also having problems with this ... You are dealing with 2 congruent right triangles. Use Pythagorean theorem to get the length of the rectangle's width. Spoiler: Let w denote the length of the width. Then you have:
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Thank you for your help. Your insight into the understanding of mathematical concepts is appreciated. Originally Posted by earboth You are dealing with 2 congruent right triangles. Use Pythagorean theorem to get the length of the rectangle's width. Spoiler: Let w denote the length of the width. Then you have:
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