# Using Pythagorean Theorem, if you have a box that is 4cm wide, 3cm deep, and 5cm high, what is the length of the longest segment that will fit in the box? Please show working.

##### 1 Answer

May 7, 2018

diagonal from the lowest corner to the upper opposite corner

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#### Explanation:

Given a rectangular prism:

First find the diagonal of the base using Pythagorean Theorem:

The

diagonal of prism