Mathematics
yummycupcake67
2021-02-25 10:54:42
A rope 29 ft long rope is tied to the top of a flag pole. The rope is staked to the ground 21 ft away from the base of the pole. How tall is the flag pole ?
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cupcake21
2021-02-25 11:45:02

the Pythagorean Theorem: L1² + L2² = H² L2² = H² - L1² L2² = 29² - 21² L2² = 841 - 441  L2² = 400 (find the square root of both sides) L2 = 20 The pole is 20 ft tall

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