# SOLUTION: THE DIAGONAL OF A RECTANGLE MEASURE 13 CM. THE WIDTH OF THE RECTANGLE IS 5 CM FIND THE LENGTH OF THE RECTANGLE. THE LENGTH OF THE THE RECTANGLE IS __________CM

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Quadratic Equations Question 360697: THE DIAGONAL OF A RECTANGLE MEASURE 13 CM. THE WIDTH OF THE RECTANGLE IS 5 CM FIND THE LENGTH OF THE RECTANGLE. THE LENGTH OF THE THE RECTANGLE IS __________CMAnswer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!``` Hi, Applying the Pythagorean Theorem a^2 + b^2 = c^2 (diagonal being the hypotenuse) 13cm^2 - 5cm^2 = L^2 169cm^2 - 25cm^2 = L^2 144cm^2 = L^2 12cm = L the length of the rectangle is 12cm ```