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Topic: Interesting problems
Replies: 1   Last Post: Feb 23, 1998 2:10 PM

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Eileen M. Klimick Schoaff

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Re: Interesting problems
Posted: Feb 23, 1998 2:10 PM
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You recently posted the following problems that look a lot like homework
problems. This is not the place to have us do your homework!

Please help me with any of these problems, thankyou!

1. A seesaw is balanced at its venter at a point four and one-half feet
above ground. What is the highest on end can rise above the ground?

2. IF the diagonals of a rhombus are in the ratio of 3:4 and the
perimeter is 40, find the sum of the lengths of the diagonals.

3. A rhombus has an angel with measure 60. The shorter diagonal has a
length 16. Find the perimeter of the Rhombus.

4.The altitude drawn to the hypotenuse of a right triangle ABC has
length 2 * sqrt of 3. One segment of the hypotenuse has a length 2.
Find the perimeter of triangle ABC.

5. ABCDEF is a regular hexagon inscribed in a circle of radius 6. Find
the perimeter of the hexagon.

6.The lengths of the diagonals of a rhombus are 48 and 20. Find the
perimeter of the rhombus.






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