# algebra 2

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Guy wire. How long is a guy wire reaching from the top of a 24ft pole to a point on the ground 16 ft from the pole?

Thank you.

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looks like a Pythagoras situation.

let the hypotenuse be c
c^2 = 16^2 + 24^2

I will let you finish it.

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