Posted by **Victoria** on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 4:15pm.

A line from the top of a cliff to the ground passes just over the top of a pole 5.0 ft high and meets the ground at a point 8.0 ft from the base of the pole. If the point is 79 ft from the base of the cliff, how high is the cliff? Round to the nearest unit.

A) 395 ft

B) 3160 ft

C) 49 ft

D) 5 ft

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