Posted by **crystal** on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 11:01pm.

a door that is 6 ft by 6inches tall and 36 inches wide. Can apeice of plywood that is 7 ftby 8 ft be carried through the door?

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 11:07pm
We need to find the diagonal of the door. Use the Pythagorean Theorem.

a^2 + b^2 = c^2

78^2 + 36^2 = c^2

6,084 + 1,296 = c^2

7,380 = c^2

85.9 = c

If 92 inches is the shortest measurement of the plywood, it won't fit.

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**crystal**, Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 11:21pm
it won't fit as you said

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