Quandaries and Queries 

Name: Arthur
Who is asking: Student
Question: Hi Arthur,
Draw a diagram with the largest possible rectangle on the disk of cardboard. Draw a line from the center of the circle to the center of one of the sides of the rectangle, and another line from center of the circle to a vertex of the rectangle to form a triangle as in the diagram above. The triangle has a right angle, one side is of length 8" and the hypotenuse is of length 10". What is the length of the other side? Penny 

