# mathematics

A kite has a 6.00-inch side and a 13.00-inch side, and one of the diagonals is 15.00 inches
long. Find the length of the other diagonal, to the nearest hundredth of an inch.

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1. If the shorter diagonal is 2y, then since the diagonals are perpendicular,
x^2 + y^2 = 6^2
(15-x)^2 + y^2 = 13^2
Now solve for x and y.

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