# SOLUTION: The older floppy diskettes measured 5 and 1/4 inches on each side. What was the diagonal length of the diskette to the nearest tenth of an inch?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 308865: The older floppy diskettes measured 5 and 1/4 inches on each side. What was the diagonal length of the diskette to the nearest tenth of an inch?Found 2 solutions by Alan3354, richwmiller:Answer by Alan3354(31532)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Actually, they were round. Rotating objects are usually round. Answer by richwmiller(9144)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The casing was 5.25 on each side. The magnetic material inside was round. 2*5.25^2=d^2 5.25*sqrt(2)=d 7.4=d