29-32 Pythagorean Theorem These exercises require the use of the Pythagorean Theorem.
The length of rectangle is greater than its width. Each diagonal is long. Find the dimension of the rectangle.
The dimensions of the rectangle.
The length of rectangle is greater than its width.
Each diagonal is long.
For a right angle triangle the Pythagorean Theorem is,
Here, is the perpendicular of the triangle, is the base of the triangle, and is the hypotenuse.
Let the width of the rectangle be .
Then, the length of the rectangle is .
Substitute for , for and for in equation , to calculate .
Simplify the above equation further
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