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Measure the height of your computer monitor to the nearest tenth of a centimeter or sixteenth of an inch. Measure the width of your monitor as well. Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the diagonal of your monitor. How do I measure it the the sixteenth of an inch? And how would I apply the Pythagorean Theorem to this?

I found the height which is 14 inches
The width is 15.5 inches

  • Algebra -

    Try and draw it out

    The pythagorean theorm says

    a^2 + b^2 = c^2

    15.5^2 + 14^2 = c^2

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