elementary math for teachers
posted by jen on .
The diagram depicts a rope connecting the top of a pole to the ground. The rope is 27 yd long and
touches the ground 23 yd from the pole. How tall is the pole?

Use the Pythagorean theorem.
posted by jen on .
The diagram depicts a rope connecting the top of a pole to the ground. The rope is 27 yd long and
touches the ground 23 yd from the pole. How tall is the pole?
Use the Pythagorean theorem.