GED Math 4.5 Measurement

GED Math 4.5 Measurement. What is the longest clothesline Isaac could possibly hang in his backyard?

Basic GeometryPythagorean Theorem
GED MathMeasurement
LanguageEnglish Language
Right Triangles and TrigonometryPythagorean Theorem
Skill Area 2Measurement (Quantitative)

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line Isaac could possibly hang in his backyard and hear

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the potential answer Isaac's dreyer is apparently going and we

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told them he should have gotten that warranty But anyway

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he's got his back yard That thirty nine by fifty

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two and he wants to hang the longest clothes line

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He possibly can make sense You should see the number

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of socks is going home You wanna hang lungs line

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then we'll want to hang it diagonally from one corner

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of the yard to the other Right Right In that

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case we've got a right triangle with legs of fifty

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two and thirty nine labeled right here while time for

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the pythagorean theorem to make an appearance If a squared

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plus b squared equals c squared which it does then

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we can plug in fifty two for a and thirty

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nine for b well fifty two squared is two thousand

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seven hundred for thirty nine squared is one thousand five

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hundred twenty one who's seven o four plus one five

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to one is four to five Five who are high

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pot news has to be the square root of four

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thousand two hundred twenty five Well our krusty calculator tells

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us that that number comes out to be sixty five 00:01:18.468 --> [endTime] which is answer D as in drying socks