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    How do I get the length and width given the diagonal line and ratio?

    The rectangle has a ratio of 4:3 and the diagonal length is 32.please help
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    Re: How do I get the length and width given the diagonal line and ratio?

    Hint: let the rectangle's dimensions be 3a by 4a.
    Use Pythagorean theorem.
    Note: we do NOT give full solutions.
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