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Shape and Space in Geometry
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Now you are ready to measure some squares. For each square, measure the length of a side and the length of a diagonal. Then enter your measurements in the boxes to the right of each square.

A diagonal is a line cutting across the square from one corner to the opposite corner. In the squares below one diagonal has already been drawn in. You can imagine the others.

units = side length

units = diagonal

   

 

units = side length

units = diagonal

 

 

 

units = side length

units = diagonal

 

 
 

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