# A gymnast performs a tumbling run along the diagonal of a square mat with sides that are 35 feet long. What distance does the gymnast tumble?

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Nov 20, 2015

#### Explanation:

Refer to the following picture of a square with a diagonal drawn in:

When the diagonal is drawn, two triangles with degree measures of

For example, in a

This is almost identical to your problem. Each side of the square is