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How do you find " given a rhombus with a perimeter of 104 inches and a shorter diagonal of 20 inches, find the measure of the longer diagonal"

How do you find " given a rhombus with a perimeter of 104 inches an...

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How do you find " given a rhombus with a perimeter of 104 inches and a shorter diagonal of 20 inches, find the measure of the longer diagonal"

How do you find " given a rhombus with a perimeter of 104 inches and a shorter diagonal of 20 inches, find the measure of the longer diagonal"

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Well, you have the side as a quarter of the perimeter, that is 26 in, and a half of diagonal which is 10 in.
Because you could make a rhombus in 4 equivalent triangles (draw the diagonals to see them), and because they're right, you could apply Pythagoras' Theorem in any of them to get 24 in.
The longer diagonal is 48 in.

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