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Posted by **Jessica** on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 12:05am.

A cable 35 feet long runs from the top of a utility pole to a point on the ground 30 feet from the base of the pole. How tall is the utility pole ?

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**PsyDAG**, Friday, April 5, 2013 at 12:06pmPythagorean theorem:

x^2 + 30^2 = 35^2

Solve for x.

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