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Posted by **anonymous** on Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 7:18pm.

- Pre-Calculus Algebra -
**Gray**, Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 7:23pmIt helps to draw a picture. You can ignore the length of the fence, add 2 to 8 to get the length of the one leg of the triangle (the other is 13), and use the formula a^2 + b^2 = c^2

- Pre-Calculus Algebra -
**anonymous**, Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 10:53pmThanks. I tried that, but am still not getting the book answer of 16 ft 4 inches.

- Pre-Calculus Algebra -
**anonymous**, Monday, October 25, 2010 at 6:59amThanks. I tried that, but am still not getting the book answer of 16 ft 4 inches.

- Pre-Calculus Algebra -
**Gray**, Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 7:58pmThe book could be wrong. The wording is a little confusing too.

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