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Jill's front door is 42" wide and 84" tall. She purchased a circular table that is 96 inches in diameter. Will the table fit through the front door?

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  1. You need to figure the diagonal opening by using the Pythagorean theorem.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. Find the length of the diagonal in the doorway.

    a^2 + b^2 = c^2
    42^2 + 84^2 = c^2
    1764 + 7056 = c^2
    8820 = c^2
    93.9 = c

    The table will not fit.

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