Q. 154.8( 5 Votes )

Find the length of the longest rod that can be placed in a room 12 m long, 9 m broad and 8 m high.

Answer :

Given: Length of room = 12 m


Breadth of room = 9 m


Height of room = 8 m


To find: The length of longest rod.


Formula Used:



Explanation:



As longest side of a cuboid is it’s diagonal.


So,


Length of longest rod that can be placed in room = diagonal of room


For the given dimensions:






= 17 m


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