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Re: need triangle measurement
I'm not sure I understand what you mean, but I'm pretty sure that the good old Pythagorean Theorem is the tool you need #3 20060417 03:57:20
Re: need triangle measurementPatrick is right. Using Pythagoras, you can work out the diagonal of the table as √(32.5²+32.5²) = 46.0". Why did the vector cross the road? It wanted to be normal. #4 20060417 04:04:52
Re: need triangle measurementthank you for the 46" measurement. I understand that it is the sq root of 32.5" sqd + 32.5" sqd, but (for future referrence) is there a formula that I can use for other such problems?? I mean how would I have found the sq root of c sqd to come up with the answer? Last edited by ro (20060417 04:17:59) #5 20060417 04:34:05
Re: need triangle measurementHmm, let me guess, you've never used the formula have you? It should be pretty straight forward if you had.. If you havn't, you might wonna look a bit at this link: Mathsisfuns's explanation of the method Last edited by Patrick (20060417 04:36:58) 