Square Diagonal

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vCalc.Square Diagonal

The Diagonal of a Squared calculator rectangle.pngRectanglecomputes the length of the diagonal of a rectangle.

INSTRUCTIONS:  Choose your preferred length units and enter the following:

  • (a) The length of one side of the rectangle.
  • (b) The length of the other side of the rectangle.

The calculator returns the length of the diagonal (c) in inches.  However, this can be automatically converted to other length units (e.g. centimeters) via the pull-down menu.

The Math

A rectangle is a four sided polygon (quadrilateral) with four squared corners (90o).  The diagonal is computed using the Pythagorean formula.