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The width of a rectangle is 6 feet, and the diagonal is 10 feet. What is the area of the rectangle?

  • geometry -

    Which of the following are measurements of the sides of a right triangle?
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    A. 3, 4, 5
    B. 28, 26, 12
    C. 17, 14, 6
    D. all of the above

  • geometry -

    Use the Pythagorean theorem (a^2 + b^2 = c^2), where c = hypotenuse.

    6^2 + x^2 = 10^2

    Once you find x, multiply by 6 to get area.

    Check out your answers for the second post using the same theorem.

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