   Chapter A.1, Problem 12E Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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Chapter
Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

Nine pegs are evenly spaced on a board so that the distance from each end to a peg equals the distance between any two pegs. If the board is 5 feet long, how far apart are the pegs?

To determine

To find:

The distance between the pegs.

Explanation

It is given that the length of the board is 5 feet.

In total 10 equal spaces will be generate when 9 pegs evenly spaced on the board.

Therefore, the distance between two pegs is given by lengthofboardTotalnumbers

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