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From Donnie Porko: 8 inches. Know your right triangle triples. (3...
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Sat, 25 May 2019 14:55:52 +0000
8 inches. Know your right triangle triples. (3,4,5), (8,15,17), (5,12,13), (7,24,25).
Pythagorean theorem. For a right triangle: a^2 + b^2 = c^2 where a and b are the sides and c is the hypotenuse.

From David: Using Pythagoras it is 8 inches
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Sat, 25 May 2019 14:53:15 +0000
Using Pythagoras it is 8 inches

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Mon, 27 May 2019 16:38:55 +0000
It's 8 inches. Go here:
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From Como: :
L² = 17²  15²
L² = (17  15) (17 ...
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Sun, 26 May 2019 08:51:17 +0000
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L² = 17²  15²
L² = (17  15) (17 + 15)
L² = 2 x 32
L² = 64
L = 8 inches

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Sat, 25 May 2019 15:20:56 +0000
A rectangle has a width of 15 inches and a diagonal of 17 inches.
The length of the rectangle: sqrt (17^2  15^2) = 8 inches

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Sat, 25 May 2019 14:54:42 +0000
A rectangle has right angles so we know that 15sqrd + Lsqrd = 17sqrd
so L = 17*17  15* 15
L = 8