anonymous
  • anonymous
'A rectangle has a perimeter of 46ft. & a width of 8ft. Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the diagonal of the rectangle' I'm using the Pythagorean theorem but I keep getting √ 425 which is 20.6 but my answer sheet says the answer is 17. What am I doing wrong? someone please help
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  • chestercat
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Jack1
  • Jack1
perimeter of rectangle = 2L +2W = 46ft and W = 8ft so what did u get as your length?
Jack1
  • Jack1
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anonymous
  • anonymous
@Jack1 igot 19 as a length

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anonymous
  • anonymous
|dw:1370245498252:dw| @Jack1 lol idk what i did..
Jack1
  • Jack1
should be 15 champ
anonymous
  • anonymous
wait how do you get 15?
Jack1
  • Jack1
2L +2W = 46ft 2L + 2x8 = 46 2L + 16 = 46 2L = 46 - 16 2L = 30 L = 15
Jack1
  • Jack1
sorry dude, my wi fi dropped out before, back now
anonymous
  • anonymous
wow okayy i see what i did wrong iended up doing 46-8 instead of 16 -_________- lol thank you though, im a bit tierd, my mind isnt all here at the moment.. im not sure if it is even half here, lol and its okay thank you though i appreciate it(:
Jack1
  • Jack1
scool
Jack1
  • Jack1
welcome
Jack1
  • Jack1
u got it from here, yeah?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes ido thank you (:

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