Julian installed a total of 10 yards of fence which runs along the perimeter of his square garden. He decides to run a watering hose between two opposite corners. What length of hose will he need, to the nearest tenth of a yard?
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First, we find the side length of the square using the given perimeter of 10 yards:
The length of the hose, , will be the diagonal of the square which is the hypotenuse of the right triangle formed:
To the nearest tenth of a yard,
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