Posted by Chelle on .
The diagonal of a rectangle measures 26 cm the width of the rectangle is 24 cm find the length of the rectangle.

geometry 
Ms. Sue,
Pythagorean Theorem to the rescue!
a^2 + b^2 = c^2
24^2 + b^2 = 26^2
576 + b^2 = 676
b^2 = 676  576
b^2 = 100
b = 10