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12-28-2012 07:58 PM - edited 12-28-2012 08:02 PM

Aqueons 92 gallon corner bowfront aquarium's dimensions are 48.5" X 34.3" X 25.2". Here is a picture of the aquarium:

My question is what part of the aquarium is 48.5", which is 34.3", and which is 25.2"?

Here is a lettered diagram of the tank:

And here a numbered measurements:

1. 48.5"

2. 34.3"

3. 25.2"

Could someone respond to me with what measurement goes where in Letter answer (number) format? For example:

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

or

A. 3

B. 2

C. 1

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12-29-2012 07:20 AM

A,B, and C are all the same length. If four of these tanks were put together corner to corner you could form a cylinder, right? A Circle with height. (Actually, one fish store in my area did this and has a free-standing display of 4 corner tanks formed as a cylinder in the middle of their showroom.)

All lines from the center of a circle to the circle itself are the same length, right? Therefore, A and B (and invisible C) are all 34.3" . The longest side is the curved side (48.5"). 25.2 is the height of the tank (Gravel to cover glass!)

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12-29-2012 09:55 AM - edited 12-29-2012 09:59 AM

Hunach is correct. The front of the glas is the 48.5" and the **sides are the 34.3"** the height of the tank is 25.2".

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12-29-2012 07:20 AM

A,B, and C are all the same length. If four of these tanks were put together corner to corner you could form a cylinder, right? A Circle with height. (Actually, one fish store in my area did this and has a free-standing display of 4 corner tanks formed as a cylinder in the middle of their showroom.)

All lines from the center of a circle to the circle itself are the same length, right? Therefore, A and B (and invisible C) are all 34.3" . The longest side is the curved side (48.5"). 25.2 is the height of the tank (Gravel to cover glass!)

Have fun dreaming and pay attention in your Plane Geometry class!

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12-29-2012 07:36 AM

So the 2 straight sides are both ____ inches long?

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12-29-2012 09:55 AM - edited 12-29-2012 09:59 AM

**sides are the 34.3"** the height of the tank is 25.2".

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12-29-2012 10:41 AM

Yes. I just thought Huach meant one side was 34.3" and one was 25.2". Thanks for clarifying it for me.

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