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A square garden has a diagonal of 34 ft. Colton wants to put a fence around the entire garden. How much fencing will he need? Round to the nearest foot. http://static.k12.com/calms_media/media/1579000_1579500/1579234/1/71f24d743d78dca2dce86b779afd9406ba9685dd/MS_IMC-150121-1130304.jpg

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  1. anonymous
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    |dw:1434423077686:dw|

  2. Ehsan18
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    remember the formula?

  3. sdfgsdfgs
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    yes n the sides are equal as it is a square....so.....

  4. anonymous
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    okay so do i square 34?

  5. Ehsan18
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    no... \[\sqrt{2}x = 34\] Solve this

  6. anonymous
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    oh oh oh

  7. anonymous
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    no oops 24.3

  8. anonymous
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    |dw:1434433930492:dw|

  9. anonymous
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    \[24.3^{2}+24.3^{2}=34^{2}\]

  10. Ehsan18
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    wrong!! its x=34/1.4

  11. anonymous
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    ahhhhh sorry mixing up the equatios

  12. anonymous
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    34/1.4=24.3

  13. Ehsan18
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    once you get the value of x use the formula of perimeter which is 4x and you get the answer!

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so 97.2?

  15. anonymous
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    right? wrong?

  16. Ehsan18
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    Right!

  17. anonymous
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    thank uuuuuuuuuuu =D

  18. anonymous
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    oh but i have to round to whole #. so 97?

  19. anonymous
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    fence=4x \[=4\times17\sqrt{2}=68\sqrt{2}=96.2 nearly\]

  20. anonymous
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    so is it 97 or 96?

  21. anonymous
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    okay im trusting you, ill tell you if its right in a second

  22. Ehsan18
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    96

  23. anonymous
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    97

  24. anonymous
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    yussssss it was 96

  25. anonymous
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    because we have to cover the whole boundary

  26. anonymous
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    =D

  27. anonymous
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    otherwise some portion will be without fence.

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