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    Finding the height of a 10 inch conventional 4 by 3 TV

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    Television Sets: What does it mean to refer to a 20 inch TV set or a 25 inch TV set? Such units refer to the diagonal of the screen. A 10 inch TV set also has a width of 8 inches.

    What is the height of a 10 inch TV? ______ inches.

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    It all depends on the aspect ratio of the TV in question, aspect ratio meaing the width dimension to the height dimension ratio. If you are considering one of the old crt type TVs they had an aspect ratio of 4/3 ...

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    The solution finds the height of a 10 inch conventional 4 by 3 TV using pythagoras theorem.