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Posted by **Corie** on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 10:44am.

353.6 ft

500 ft

433.0 ft

176.8 ft

can someone show me how to do this?

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**drwls**, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 11:03amThe diagonal of a square is sqrt2 times the length of a side. You can prove that with the Pythagorean theorem.

Sqrt2 = 1.4142

250 x sqrt2 = 353.6

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**Corie**, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 11:19amthanks. could you show me how to do another one?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 11:32amSuppose each side of the square is 100 feet long.

Use the Pythagorean Theorem.

a^2 + b^2 = c^2

100^2 + 100^2 = c^2

1,000 + 1,000 = c^2

2,000 = c^2

44.72 = c

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