# maths geometry

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two poles 15 meter and 30 meter high stand upright in a playground if their feet are 36 meter apart find the distance between their tops.

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d^2 = 36^2 + (30-15)^2 = 36^2 + 15^2
d = 39

the tops form the hypotenuse of a 5-12-13 right triangle (scaled by 3)

• maths geometry -

ADD THE DISTANCE BETWEEN THE HEIGHT OF THE POLE AND 36

• maths geometry -

ADD THE DISTANCE BETWEEN THE HEIGHT OF THE POLE AND 36

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