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Maria looks at the architectural plan of a four-walled room in which the walls meet each other at right angles. The length of one wall in the plan is 13 inches. The length of the diagonal of the floor of the room in the plan is approximately 15.26 inches. Is the room in the shape of a square? Explain how you determined your answer

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  1. campbell_st
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    use pythagoras to find the missing short side the diagonal is the hypotenuse call the short side x \[x^2 = 15,26^2 -13^2\] solve for x you 2 options are 1. the room is square... 2. the room is a rectangle hope it helps

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