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A small rectangular park measures 200 m by 300 m. To the nearest meter, how much shorter is it if you walk along a diagonal to get to the opposite corner than if you walk along two adjacent sides?

A small rectangular park measures 200 m by 300 m. To the nearest meter, how much shorter is it if you walk along a diagonal to get to the opposite corner than if you walk along two adjacent sides?


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Posted in Geometry, asked by Stacy , 6 years ago. 2132 hits.

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Diagonal of  rectangle= √(w2 + h2)=√(2002 + 3002)=360.56 meters=361 meters(Round off)

Distance shorten when travel  through diagonal instead of two adjacent side= (200+300)-361=500-361=139 meters. :)

Madhukar  Gautam
Madhukar Gautam - 6 years ago
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