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

1. ## 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

2. ## 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.
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