# Chapter 5 - Section 5.4 - The Pythagorean Theorem - Exercises - Page 253: 24

So the distance of the congruent sides = 5

#### Work Step by Step

As we know the diagonals of a rhombus equally divides each other at $90^{\circ}$. So the distance of the congruent sides is the hypotenuse of the right triangle formed by the diagonals of the rhombus . The two sides of the triangle are half of the diagonals means 3 and 4. $Hypotenuse^{2}= 3^{2}+4^{2}$ Hypotenuse = 5 So the distance of the congruent sides = 5.

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.