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posted by melissa
A flagpole has a height of
6565
yards. It will be supported by three cables, each of which is attached to the flagpole at a point
55
yards below the top of the pole and attached to the ground at a point that is
3232
yards from the base of the pole. Find the total number of yards of cable that will be required.

Reiny
So this flagpole is almost 4 miles high? WOW
And the cables are attached almost 2 miles from the base of this massive flagpole??
Check your typing, I bet you dropped a decimal point or something.
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