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10-127.

A semi-circular tunnel is 26 feet high at its highest point. A road 48 feet wide is centered under the tunnel. Bruce needs to move a house on a trailer through the tunnel. When the house is loaded on the trailer, the load is 22 feet wide and 24 feet high. Will the trailer be able to fit through the tunnel? Use a diagram to help justify your reasoning completely. Homework Help ✎

If he drives down the center of the road, the height of the tunnel at the edge of the house is only approximately 23.56 feet. The house will not fit.