# SOLUTION: Darla is building a new desk. To make sure she had made a square corner she measures 9ft from the corner along one edge and 3ft from the corner along the other edge. How long sho

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 Question 475737: Darla is building a new desk. To make sure she had made a square corner she measures 9ft from the corner along one edge and 3ft from the corner along the other edge. How long should the diagonal be between those two points if the corner is a right angle?Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Darla is building a new desk. To make sure she had made a square corner she measures 9ft from the corner along one edge and 3ft from the corner along the other edge. How long should the diagonal be between those two points if the corner is a right angle? --------------------------- Carpenters do this, but they use a 3, 4, 5 right triangle. -------------------- Why is it important that a desk be square? Why not an ellipse?