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You can use Pythagoras' Theorem to find the distance from A to B. 4 inches is 4/12 = 1/3 = 0.333 feet so
and the square root of 392.09 is 55.60 so the distance from A to B is 55.60 feet which is 55 feet 7 ^{1}/_{4} inches. Penny  


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