Mathematics
Maillet156
2016-04-29 16:39:57
A rectangle that is 3 feed wide is placed diagonally in a 9 by 12 ft room, with corners touching the edges. what is the exact length of the rectangle?
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Lilbit123
2016-04-29 22:59:18

the longer side is SQRT( (9-1.5*sqrt(2))^2 + (12-1.5sqrt(2))^2) which yields a 12 foot length which has a 3 foot shorter side.

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