# Posts by Rutba

Total # Posts: 2

**Math**

A 5.0 m tree is leaning 5° from the vertical. To prevent it from leaning any farther, a stake needs to be fastened 2 m from the top of the tree at an angle of 60°with the ground. How far from the base of the tree, to the nearest metre, must the stake be?

*January 20, 2013*

**Math**

a firecracker is fired from the ground. The height of the firecracker at a given time is modeled by the function h(t) =-5t^2+50t, where h(t) is the height in metres and t is the time in seconds. When will the firecracker reach a height of 45m ?

*October 28, 2012*

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