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08-23-2005, 07:23 PM
the length of a rectangle is 1cm longer than its width. If the diagonal of the rectangle is 4cm, what are the dimensions (the length and the width) of the rectangle
08-23-2005, 08:14 PM
Pick a variable for the width. Write an expression, in terms of this variable, for the length. Then plug the variable, the expression, and "4" into the Pythagorean Theorem, and solve.
08-23-2005, 08:46 PM
Whassamatta jerzey? You posted that before...
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