Posted by Kristine on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 10:36pm.
Please Helpppp!!! Mother having a hard time with radicals.
A playground is shaped like a rectangle with a width 5 times its length (l). What is a simplified expression for the distance between opposite corners of the playground? Please can you post stepbystep so I understand what I am grading

algebra  Reiny, Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 11:17pm
length  l
width  5l
distance^2 = (5l)^2 + l^2 = 26l^2
distance = √26 l

algebra  Kristine, Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 11:22pm
Thanks Reiny, I appreciate the steps. :)
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