# SOLUTION: Rectangular Stage. One side of a rectangular stage is 2 meters longer than the other (x + 2m). If the diagonal is 10 meters, then what are the lengths of the sides? Please show wo

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Length-and-distance Question 45533: Rectangular Stage. One side of a rectangular stage is 2 meters longer than the other (x + 2m). If the diagonal is 10 meters, then what are the lengths of the sides? Please show work and answer. Thank you.Answer by Nate(3500)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Splitting it diagonally makes a right triangle: leg: x leg: x + 2 hypotenuse: 10 x = -8 or x = 6 Measurements have to be positive. leg: x = 6 leg: x + 2 = 8