Posted by **mishika** on Friday, June 18, 2010 at 10:36am.

lengths of diagonals of a rhombus are 12 cm and 16 cm respectively. Find the length of the side of rhombus.

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**Henry**, Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 8:55pm
DIAGONALS: 12 and 16 cm.

The diagonals of a rhombus are perpendicular bisectors of each other

and form 4 congruent right triangles.

The legs of a triangle are: X=12cm/2=6cm, and Y=16cm/2=8 cm.

The length of each side is:S^2=X^2+Y^2=

6^2+8^2=100sq.cm, S=10cm. NOTE:All sides of the rhombus are equal.

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