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The football field is 60 yards by 100 yards.Is the length of the diagonal across this field more or less than 200 yards?

  1. bobpursley



  2. Ms. Sue

    Use the Pythagorean theorem since the diagonal is the hypotenuse of a right triangle.

    a^2 + b^2 = c^2
    60^2 + 100^2 = c^2

    Take it from there.

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