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Posted by **Jalysa** on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 5:47pm.

a. How long is the guy wire with the present arrangement?

b. How much longer would the guy wire have to be with the proposed arrangement?

- geometry -
**jim**, Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 6:49pma) So you're looking at a Right Angled Triangle (RAT) with the two short sides being 4 and 25. What does Pythagoras say about the other side, which must be the hypotenuse?

b) This is the same question, except with 6 on the shortest side instead of 4.

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