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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. The load is 22 feet wide and 24 feet high. Will he make it? 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.