# Piece of a wire

A piece of wire is bent into the shape of a triangle. Two sides have lengths of 24 inches and 21 inches.

The angle between these two sides is 55°. What is the length of the third side to the nearest hundredth of an inch?

A: The length of the third side is approximately ____ inches.

The angle between these two sides is 55°. What is the length of the third side to the nearest hundredth of an inch?

A: The length of the third side is approximately ____ inches.

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#### You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

**arithmetic**- square root
**planimetrics**- Pythagorean theorem
- triangle
- The Law of Cosines
**goniometry and trigonometry**- cosine

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