# The diagonal of a rectangle measures 25cm. The width of the rectangle is 7cm. How do you find the length of the rectangle in cm?

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Oct 14, 2015

The height (length) is

#### Explanation:

The diagonal of a right triangle is the hypotenuse and is designated as side

The Pythagorean equation is

Rearrange the equation to solve for side

Substitute the known values into the equation.

Take the square root of both sides.