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5. You know that the measurements of a typical sheet of paper are 8.50 in. by 11.0 in. Convert these measurements to millimeters. Use your results to calculate the length of the diagonal of the sheet of paper by using the Pythagorean theorem. Measure the diagonal with a ruler to see how well you have done. Finally, use a suitable trig function to calculate the angle that the diagonal line makes with the horizontal. Use a protractor to verify your calculation.

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