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+ | ==Problem 28== | ||
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+ | On a <math> 4\times 4\times 3 </math> rectangular parallelepiped, vertices <math>A</math>, <math>B</math>, and <math>C</math> are adjacent to vertex <math>D</math>. The perpendicular distance from <math>D</math> to the plane containing | ||
+ | <math>A</math>, <math>B</math>, and <math>C</math> is closest to | ||
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+ | <asy> | ||
+ | size(120); | ||
+ | import three; | ||
+ | currentprojection=orthographic(1, 4/5, 1/3); | ||
+ | draw(box(O, (4,4,3))); | ||
+ | triple A=(0,4,3), B=(0,0,0) , C=(4,4,0), D=(0,4,0); | ||
+ | draw(A--B--C--cycle, linewidth(0.9)); | ||
+ | label("$A$", A, NE); | ||
+ | label("$B$", B, NW); | ||
+ | label("$C$", C, S); | ||
+ | label("$D$", D, E); | ||
+ | label("$4$", (4,2,0), SW); | ||
+ | label("$4$", (2,4,0), SE); | ||
+ | label("$3$", (0, 4, 1.5), E); | ||
+ | </asy> | ||
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+ | <math> \text{(A)}\ 1.6\qquad\text{(B)}\ 1.9\qquad\text{(C)}\ 2.1\qquad\text{(D)}\ 2.7\qquad\text{(E)}\ 2.9 </math> | ||
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==See also== | ==See also== | ||
{{AHSME box|year=1996|num-b=27|num-a=29}} | {{AHSME box|year=1996|num-b=27|num-a=29}} |
Revision as of 13:30, 19 August 2011
Problem 28
On a rectangular parallelepiped, vertices , , and are adjacent to vertex . The perpendicular distance from to the plane containing , , and is closest to
See also
1996 AHSME (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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Followed by Problem 29 | |
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