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A camper attaches a rope from the top of her tent 4 feet above the ground to give it more support if she steaks to rope to the ground 6 feet from the middle of her tent about how long is the rope from the ground to her tent

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asked by Ayden
  1. assuming that the top of her tent is directly over the center, then the length z can be found using
    z^2 = 4^2 + 6^2
    draw a side view to see this.

    and that's stake, not "steak."

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