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NotTim
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dw:1359418232187:dw

brinazarski
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It's a homework lol

Hero
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I solved it

Hero
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1. First find the midpoints of the diagonals. So let their intersection point be O, then find the length of AO and BO

Hero
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2. The diagonals of a rhombus intersect at 90 degree angles, so use Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of AB

brinazarski
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How do you find the length of AO and BO?

Hero
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AO and BO represent half the lengths of their respective diagonals.

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AO is half the length of AC
BO is half the length of BD

Falkqwer
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so 8 and 15

brinazarski
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Okay

Hero
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3. Draw the line segment PQ
4. Assume P and Q are the midpoints of AO and BO
5. Find PO and QO.
6. Use Pythagorean Theorem once more to find PQ.

brinazarski
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So AB = rad225?

brinazarski
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or 15

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WAIT

Hero
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It's not 15

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sorry

brinazarski
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i was adding 75 and 150 from multiplying 15 by itself lol

brinazarski
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rad289

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or 17

Hero
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Yes, good

brinazarski
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PQ = 8.5

brinazarski
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So.. is that it? Is the answer E then?

Hero
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Great job bro

brinazarski
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Awesome! Thanks so much! :)