Tree trunk

From the tree trunk, the diameter at the narrower end is 28 cm, a beam of square cross-section is to be made. Calculate the longest side of the largest possible square cross-section.

Correct result:

x =  19.8 cm

Solution:

D=28 cm x=D/2=28/2=14 2=19.8 cm



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