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posted by Jeila

A telephone pole anchored to the ground by a cable called guy wire at a point of 5m from the base of the pole. The wire make an angle of 72.5 with the horizontal. What is the height of the pole where the guy wire is attached to the pole?

  1. Damon

    tan 72.5 = h/5

  2. Jeila

    So tan 72.5 = h/5
    =3.1716=15.858/5
    =3.1716=3.1716
    in short 3.1
    Is it right?

  3. Jeila

    sorry I mean 3.17..

  4. Jeila

    By the way I want to say thank you to Damon.For helping me :)

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