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The diagonal of a rectangle measures 26 cm the width of the rectangle is 24 cm find the length of the rectangle.

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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

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