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An electrician has to run a wire from one side to the other of a ten by ten foot by going through the attic room above the eight-foot-high ceiling. He needs to hook it to plugs that are two feet off the floor. About how long will his piece of wire need to be, assuming it can follow the shortest route?
26 ft
18 ft
22 ft
28 ft
36 ft

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