math

How long must a guywire be to run from the top of a 16-ft pole to a point on the ground 6ft from the base of the pole?

Goodness. Use the Pyth theorm on this.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 79

Similar Questions

1. Algebra II

A hill is inclined 15 degrees to the horizontal. A 40-foot pole stands at the top of the hill. How long a rope will it take to reach from the top of the pole to a point 68 feet downhill from the base of the pole?

asked by Lyndsie on May 17, 2010
2. Algebra II

A hill is inclined 15 degrees to the horizontal. A 40-foot pole stands at the top of the hill. How long a rope will it take to reach from the top of the pole to a point 68 feet downhill from the base of the pole?

asked by Lyndsie on May 17, 2010
3. Maths

An antenna stands on a pole on the top of a house.If a woman is 70m from the house observes that the angles of elevation of the top and foot of the pole are 63 and 60 resp.,how long is the pole?

asked by Stephen Ocheje on March 6, 2016
4. Geometry

A streetlight is mounted on top of a 15 ft. pole. A 6-ft tal man walks away from the pole along straight path. How long is his shadow when he is 40 ft from the pole?

asked by M.C. on January 8, 2012
5. maths

a rope 10m long from the top of a vertical pole to a point on the ground makes an angle of 23 degrees with the pole. how high is the pole?

asked by Nazneen on May 1, 2019
6. math

a flagpole is 25 feet tall. a truck runs into the pole and bends it at the very bottom of the pole but the rest of the pole remains straight. after the accident we measure the angle of elevation to the top of the pole from a point

asked by darian on December 5, 2012
7. maths

Two vertical poles, 3m and 7m long are on the same straight line with a point P on the ground. The shorter pole is 20m from P and the longer pole. The angle of elevation of the top T of the longer pole from the top R of the

asked by Derrick on May 3, 2013
8. Math! Helppppp

Two poles are place 15 feet apart. One pole is 8 ft high and the other pole is 16 ft high. The top of each pole is attached to the base of the other by cable which run in a straight line. -Find the slopes of the lines defined by

asked by Kim on April 29, 2014
9. Pre-Calculus-Trig

A pole tilts 12 degrees from the vertical, away from the sun, casts a 34 foot long shadow on level ground. The angle of elevation from the end of the shadow to the top of the pole is 64 degrees. How long is the pole?

asked by Chloe Mack on January 30, 2011
10. math (algebra)

An auto dealer wants to string a wire from the top of a pole to the ground and hang colorful pennants from it. The distance from the base of the pole to the point where the wire is attached to the ground is 3 times the height of

asked by danielle on April 25, 2013

More Similar Questions