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Find straight line distance

  1. Oct 12, 2009 #1
    a machinist needs to drill five holes in a circular plate. the centers of the holes must be 8.0 cm from the center of the plate and be spaced in a circular pattern equidistant from each other. How far apart (straight-line distance will the centers of the adjacent holes be placed?

    some help here please
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 12, 2009 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    What have you tried? You have to make some effort before any of us will weigh in with some pointers.
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