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Mary wants to build a triangle-shaped garden. The garden, represented by the triangle below is bordered on one side by her chicken house and the other by a park. How long will the garden be on the far side?
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are u asking wat the third side would be?
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Yes
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so do the Pythagorean theorem: a^2+b^2=c^2... and we are lloking for b
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you get 36. and then square root that and you get b=6
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Thanks