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A gardener is mowing a 20 by 40 yard rectangular pasture using a diagonal pattern. He mows from one corner of the pasture to the corner diagonally opposite. What is the length of this pass with the mower? Give your answer in simplified form.

A.10 sq rt 20
B.20 sq rt 2
C.400 sq rt 5
D.20 sq rt 5
I think it is D...?

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  1. correct,

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  2. Thank you

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  3. Would you please show me how you arrived at that answer. I do not know how to set up the problem to get the answer. Thanks

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