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Homework Help: geometry

Posted by kay on Monday, October 3, 2011 at 11:30pm.

Two poles, 60 feet tall and 20 feet tall, stand on opposite sides of a field. The poles are 80 feet apart. Support cables are placed from the top of each pole to the bottom of the opposite pole. How far above the ground is the intersection of the cables. What if the poles were 120 feet a part.

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