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A barn roof 2016-05-29
From Joe:
Is it possible to build a barn roof (irregular pentagon?) with a 12' base and the other 4 sides 4' each? Thanks.
Answered by Penny Nom.
A goat tied to a rectangular barn 2008-11-02
From Misty:
If there is a goat tied to a rectangular barn on a 50 foot lead and the barn is 20 feet by 20 feet (floor). When the rope goes around the barn, what is the new radius and How much of a circle can it make without hitting the barn or overlapping area you've already found and What is that area?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.



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