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April 23, 2014

April 23, 2014

Posted by **Danielle** on Sunday, June 3, 2007 at 4:10pm.

The answer says 36.22 m. How did they get that?

I can tell that answer is wrong. The wood alone on the inside perimeter will be 10+7+8 =25 m. The outside will be larger than that, so it is over 50 m needed. If I have time later, I will guide you thru the solution. It begs for a sketch pad,because you have many similar triangles at the corners. I may give up on it here.

Ughhh

That's exactly what I thought, but my math teacher was being an ass and insisting it to the level of retardation.

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