Posted by **aleyah** on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 9:49pm.

A power pole broke

To the nearest tenth of a meter, what was the original height of the pole

opp=7 meters

adj=11 meters

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**Henry**, Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 7:43pm
h^2 = (11)^2 + 7^2 = 170,

h = 13 meters.

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**acshikari**, Friday, July 29, 2011 at 9:59pm
he used the pythgrean theorem

c^2 = a^2 + b^2

is it right???

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**Kia**, Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 4:46pm
20

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