Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 8:25pm.

if the diagonals of a rhombus is 12 and 16 what is the measure of a side of the rhombus 5,,20,10 square root 3

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**MathMate**, Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 10:38pm
The diagonals of a rhombus intersect at right angles. So the two half diagonals and one side form a right triangle, with lengths: (12/2)=6, (16/2)=8,

What is the length of a side (hypotenuse).

Hint: use Pythagoras theorem.

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