Computer catalog has a computer monitor that is 19 inches. The 19 inches is the diagonal distance across the screen. If the screen is 10 inches in height, what is the width of the screen to the nearest inch?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 90
1. Pythagorean Theorem

10^2 + W^2 = 19^2

100 + W^2 = 361

W^2 = 261

W = 16

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0

## Similar Questions

1. ### Mathematics .

I need some help with this specific question. In a computer catalog, a computer monitor is listed as being 19 inches. This distance is the diagonal distance across the screen. If the screen measures 10 inches in height, what is

asked by Celina on March 9, 2011
2. ### algebra

computer manufacturing company would like to come up with a new laptop computer such that its monitor is 80 a square inches smaller than the present ones. Suppose the length of the monitor of the larger computer is 5 inches longer

asked by zhandra on June 16, 2014
3. ### Pythagorean Theorem 8th Grade

Fern wants to get a computer monitor for her desk which can hold a 21 inch monitor. She's found a monitor that's 15 inches wide and 12 inches long. Will the computer monitor fit into her desk? (I've already got the answer which is

asked by Music Lover 14 on November 28, 2016
4. ### Math

The school handyman measured the space needed for a new computer monitor in the science room at 20 3/4 inches. Which of these measures is not more precise? A. 20 1/2 inches B. 20 7/8 inches C. 20 15/16 inches D. 20 21/32 inches

asked by Anonymous on February 14, 2013
5. ### Math

The school handy man measured the space needed for a new computer monitor in the science room at 20 3/4 inches. Which of these measures is NOT more precise? A. 20 1/2 inches B. 20 7/8 inches C. 20 15/16 inches D. 20 21/32 inches

asked by Anonymous on February 14, 2013
6. ### math

The size of a laptop monitor is usually measured along the diagonal. A rectangular monitor is 12 inches long and 7 inches tall. What is the length of the diagonal of this monitor, to the nearest tenth of an inch? **do i just

asked by MARLYN on February 27, 2018
7. ### Math / geometery

The size of a laptop monitor is usually measured along the diagonal. A rectangular monitor is 12 inches long and 7 inches tall. What is the length of the diagonal of this monitor, to the nearest tenth of an inch?

asked by jordy on February 28, 2018
8. ### Chemistry

Your computer monitor has a width of 14.56 inches and a height of 10.92 inches. What is the area of the monitor display in square meters?

asked by Samantha on February 2, 2015
9. ### Algebra

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.

asked by Alicia on November 21, 2007
10. ### math

A computer monitor is 20 inches wide. The aspect ratio, which is the ratio of the width of the screen to the height of the screen, is 16:9. What is the length diagonal of the screen, to the nearest whole inch.

asked by kudu on November 27, 2015

More Similar Questions