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a plant 90cm high broke at a point but did not separate its top touches the ground of 27cm from its base find the height of the point from the ground at which the plant broke

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  1. if the height is x,

    x^2 + 27^2 = (90-x)^2
    x = 40.95

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    posted by Steve
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