1. Social Studies

    My daughter is in the 5th grade and has to prepare a totem pole based on her family's history...I know how to make a totem pole, but how do you make one based on your family history?
  2. geometry

    A large totem pole in the state of Washington is 100ft tall. At a particular time of day, the totem pole casts a 249ft-long shadow. Find the measure of <A to the nearest degree. Can someone please explain
  3. MATH WORD PROBLEM

    MEASUREMENT: A woman is 5 ft tall and her shadow is 4ft long a nearby tree has a shadow 30 ft long. how tall is the tree? my answer i got was; 37.5 ft is that right? a man is standing near a totem pole. the man is 74 in tall. his shadow is 4ft long. the shadow of the totem ...
  4. Trig

    Charo is 50 feet from the tallest totem pole, located in Alberta Bay, Canada, which has a height of 173 feet. If Charo’s eyes are 5 feet from the ground, find the angle to the nearest degree of elevation for her line of sight to the top of the totem.
  5. social - totem pole

    can you explain the history of northwest coast native art?
  6. Religion

    What is a good way to define a totem pole?
  7. art history

    Which of the following structure is indigenous in China? >pagodas >obelisks >mastabas or >totem poles? I think the answer is totem poles.
  8. Math

    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?
  9. Math

    An 8 meters bamboo pole is leaning against a coconut tree. The foot of the pole is 3 meters from the base of the tree. What angle does the pole make with the tree if the pole reaches up to the top of the tree? HELP PLEASE!
  10. math

    Draw a big diagram You end up with a triangle with: the horizontal side = 47 ft the side representing the leaning pole ... call it a and the angle opposite the pole side = 51° The pole makes an angle of 7° with the vertical ... so the angle between to pole side and the 47ft ...
  11. SLCS

    Paul and Juston are carrying a sack or rice weighing 6.02x10^2 N on a pole between them. If the pole is 2.0 m long and the load is .50m away from Juston,what force should each boy exert to make it equilibrium. Neclect the weight of the pole.
  12. trig

    Wires are attached to a pole to make it more secure. The diagram shows one of those wires having a length of 220 feet. The angle of elevation from the ground to the top of the pole is 36. What is the height of the pole? A. 178.0 ft B. 374.3 ft C. 159.8 ft D. 129.3 ft
  13. 5th grade science

    Which of the following best describes an electric charge? -Positive or negative terminal of a battery -property of electrons, protons, and neutrons -materials that conducts current -has a north pole and a south pole
  14. 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 30 feet from the base of the pole in the same ...
  15. maths

    pole A is twice as long as pole B. pole C is 260 cm shorter than pole A. pole C is 1040 cm long, what is the total length of the three poles
  16. Physics

    Starting from rest, a 98-kg firefighter slides down a fire pole. The average frictional force everted on him by the pole has a magnitude of 700 N, and his speed at the bottom of the pole is 3.4 m/s. How far did he slide down the pole?
  17. Physics

    Starting from rest, a 98-kg firefighter slides down a fire pole. The average frictional force everted on him by the pole has a magnitude of 720 N, and his speed at the bottom of the pole is 3.8 m/s. How far did he slide down the pole?
  18. maths

    from a point P on a level ground and directly west of a pole,the angle of elevation from the top of the pole is 045 and from point Q east of the pole the angle of elevation of the pole the angle of elevation of the top of the pole is 068 if /PQ/ is 10m,what is the distance ...
  19. physics

    Starting from rest, a 93-kg firefighter slides down a fire pole. The average frictional force everted on him by the pole has a magnitude of 710 N, and his speed at the bottom of the pole is 3.2 m/s. How far did he slide down the pole? What equation do you use to determine this.
  20. Math

    At the same time of day a cable pole and a yard stick cast shadows of 20 ft. and 4 ft. persfectively as shown in the diargram below. if the angle of elevation of the sun is the same for both the cable pole and the yard stick determine the height od the cable pole. The ratios ...
  21. social studies

    Please give me 2 more reasons of how totem poles and history books are the same or similar.Thank You Very Much!!!!!!!!
  22. Global studies

    The indigenous people of British Columbia are famous for carving __________, or tall poles containing the symbols of a particular group, family, or clan. a. monuments b. family pillars c. totem poles *** d. animal columns
  23. Geometry

    What is the height of a pole standing 20 feet from the base of pole and measure the angle of the elevation to the top of the pole to be 54 degrees what's the height of the pole
  24. Trig

    A vertical pole stands on a 20° slope from 50 m down the slope from the pole the angle of elevation of the top of the pole is 35 degrees. How tall is the pole
  25. Math: Trig

    to determine the height of a pole across a road, Justin takes two measurments. he stands at Point A directly across from the bass of the pole and determines that the angle of elevation to the top of the pole is 15.3 degrees. he then walks 30m parallel to the freeway to point C...
  26. 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 the pole. If the wire is 63 feet long, how tall ...
  27. Algebra

    A guy-wire is attached to a pole for support. If the angle of elevation to the pole is 67 degree and the wire is attached to the ground at a point 137 feet from the base of the pole, what is the height of the pole?
  28. trig

    guy wire is attached to a pole for support. If the angle of elevation to the pole is 67° and the wire is attached to the ground at a point 137 feet from the base of the pole, what is the height of the pole (round to 2 decimal places)?
  29. trig

    Two people decide to estimate the height of a flagpole. One person positions himself due north of the pole and the other person stands due east of the pole. If the two people are the same distance from the pole and a = 30 feet from each other, find the height of the pole if ...
  30. Physics

    Jenn Suhr recently won the gold medal in this summer’s Olympic games in pole vault. Her record is 16 ft, 2 in. (She did less than that to win gold this summer.) If all of her gravitational potential energy came only from her kinetic energy, calculate (in m/s) the running ...
  31. trigonometry

    at a point 27 m from the front of a pole, the angle of elevation of the top of the pole is 53. find the height of the pole
  32. math

    the shadow of a pole measured from the foot of the pole is 2.8 m long if the distance form the tip of the shadow from the tip of the pole is 10.5 m then find the length of the pole.
  33. math

    a telephone pole is 64 feet long and 5/16 of the pole must be underground a) what fraction of the pole is above ground
  34. 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?
  35. Geometry

    a 31 meter pole breaks and the tip touches the ground 10 meters from the base of the pole. How tall is the part of the pole that is still standing?
  36. math word problems

    A black pole 3 yd 2 ft long was 2 ft longer than a white pole. When part of the black pole was cut away, it was 1 yd 1 ft shorter than the white pole. How much of the white pole was cut away?
  37. Math

    The feet of two vertical poles of heights 3m and 7m are in line with a point P on the ground the smaller pole being between the taller pole and at a distance 20m from P.The angle of elevation of the top . T of the taller pole from the top R of the smaller pole is 30°.(i) ...
  38. Math

    A telephone pole is secured with two cables. The first cable is attached to the top of the pole and makes an angle of 70° with the ground. The cable is secured to the ground 8 m from the bottom of the pole. The second cable is attached to the top of the pole and secured to ...
  39. ALGEBA

    A POLE IS LEANING AGANIST A TREE SO THAT THE TOP OF THE POLE IS AT A HEIGHT OF 22FT.THE BUTTON OF THE POLE IS ON THE GEOUND 6FT AWAY THE TREE.WHAT IS THE SLOPE OF THE POLE LEANING AGAINST THEE TREE
  40. Maths

    The angle of depression of a point g on a horizontal ground top , T of an electric pole is 25 degrees .if the distance from g to the foot of the pole is 45 m , calculate the height of the pole to the nearest whole number.
  41. math

    a boat travel for 4hr from pole a to pole b.then it travel for 3hr from pole b back to pole a.the distance between the two poles was 40km a.find the total time taken for the whole journey b.find the average speed for the whole journey
  42. Calculus (30min before deadline help pls )

    A street light is at the top of a 16 ft pole. A 5 ft tall girl walks along a straight path away from the pole with a speed of 3 ft/sec. At what rate is the tip of her shadow moving away from the light (ie. away from the top of the pole) when the girl is 36 ft away from the ...
  43. physics

    A uniform rigid pole of length L and mass M is to be supported from a vertical wall in a horizontal position, as shown in the figure. The pole is not attached directly to the wall, so the coefficient of static friction, μs,between the wall and the pole provides the only ...
  44. physics

    A uniform rigid pole of length L and mass M is to be supported from a vertical wall in a horizontal position, as shown in the figure. The pole is not attached directly to the wall, so the coefficient of static friction, μs,between the wall and the pole provides the only ...
  45. physics

    A uniform rigid pole of length L and mass M is to be supported from a vertical wall in a horizontal position, as shown in the figure. The pole is not attached directly to the wall, so the coefficient of static friction, μs, between the wall and the pole provides the only ...
  46. Physics

    A uniform rigid pole of length L and mass M is to be supported from a vertical wall in a horizontal position, as shown in the figure. The pole is not attached directly to the wall, so the coefficient of static friction, μs,between the wall and the pole provides the only ...
  47. MATH need help

    Two wooden poles measured 1.35m and 0.83m in length. to make a new pole thay were attached by overlapping the ends and tying them together. the length of the overlap was 12cm. what was the total length of the new pole in metres? How do you do this?
  48. word problem

    A 62 foot rope hangs from the top of a pole. When pulled taut to its fullest length the rope reaches a point on the ground 31 feet from the base of the pole. Find the height of the pole to the nearest tenth of a foot. Let p equal the height of the pole.
  49. University math grade 11 Trig

    A very tall light standard is swaying in an east-west direction in a strong wind. An observer notes that the time difference between the vertical position and the furthest point of sway was 2 seconds. The pole is 40 metres tall. At the furthest point of sway, the top of the ...
  50. Physics

    Two speakers are driven by the same oscillator with frequency of 140 Hz. They are located 4.00 m apart on a vertical pole. A man walks straight toward the lower speaker in a direction perpendicular to the pole. He will hear the minimum in sound intensity twice. How far is he ...
  51. math

    A street light is at the top of a 15 ft pole. A 5 ft tall girl walks along a straight path away from the pole with a speed of 5 ft/sec. (A)At what rate is the tip of her shadow moving away from the light (ie. away from the top of the pole) when the girl is 28 ft away from the ...
  52. geometry

    a 26- foot wire reaches from the top of a pole to a stake in the ground. if the distance from the base of the pole to the stake is 10 feet, how high is the pole?
  53. Trig

    a 12-ft-long guy wire is attached to a telephone pole 10.5 ft from the too of the pole. If the water forms a 52 degree angle with the ground, how high is the telephone pole?
  54. Calculus

    A pole 12 meters long is leaning against a vertical wall of a building. if the foot of the pole is being pulled away from the wall at the rate of 2 meter per minute, how fast is the top of the pole sliding down the wall at the instant when the foot of the pole is 5 meters from...
  55. physics

    A 2.70 m long pole is balanced vertically on its tip. What will be the speed (in meters/second) of the tip of the pole just before it hits the ground? (Assume the lower end of the pole does not slip.)
  56. math

    A point P is 500m from the base of a pole. If the angle of elevation of the top of the pole to the point P is 40 degrees, find the height of the pole
  57. college

    The angle of elevation from point A to the top of a vertical pole is 30.0 degrees. At point B, 6 meters closer to the base of the pole and on a line through the base of the pole and point A, the angle of elevation to the top of the pole is 37.0 degrees. Find the height ( to ...
  58. geometry

    A wire is attached to the top of a flag pole. The wire meets the ground 4 meters from the flag pole. The wire makes a 45 degree angle with the flag pole. How tall is the flag pole?
  59. Pre algebra

    Electrical poles that carry electrical wire seem to get smaller the farther away they are. Find the apparent height of each pole if the tallest pole is 50 ft tall and there is 100 ft between each pole.
  60. Calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 17 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 6 ft/sec. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 50 ft from the base of the pole.
  61. mathematics

    a vertical pole stands on level ground. from a point on the ground, which is 15 meters away from the pole, the angle of elevation of its top is found to be 30 degrees.find the height of the pole?
  62. Trigonometric

    A woman standing on a hill sees a flagpole that she knows is 55 ft tall. The angle of depression to the bottom of the pole is 14°, and the angle of elevation to the top of the pole is 18°. Find her distance x from the pole.
  63. Trigonometry

    A vertical pole 35m high, standing on sloping ground is braced by a wire which extends from the top of the pole to a point on the ground 25 m from the foot of the pole. If the pole subtends an angle of 30 degrees at the point where the wire reaches the ground, how long is the ...
  64. calculus

    A street light is mounted at the top of a 15-ft-tall pole. A man 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 7 ft/s along a straight path. How fast is the tip of his shadow moving when he is 45 ft from the pole? ft/s
  65. Math

    A street light is mounted at the top of a 15-ft-tall pole. A man 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 7 ft/s along a straight path. How fast is the tip of his shadow moving when he is 45 ft from the pole?
  66. Calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 17 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 6 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is her shadow lengthening when she is 30 ft from the base of the pole?
  67. college

    a guy wire 27 feet long runs from the top of the pole to a spot on the ground. I f the height of the pole is 6 feet longer than the from the base of the pole to the spot where the guy wire is anchored, how tall is the pole?
  68. algebra 1

    A telephone pole stands exactly in the middle between two houses. The houses are 72 feet apart. If a wire is stretched from the top of the pole to the base of the house, its length is 39 feet. A. What is the distance of the pole from each house? 72/2= 36 36 ft from each house...
  69. Math

    A woman wants to measure the height of a nearby tower. She places a pole in the shadow of the tower so that the shadow of the pole is exactly covered by the shadow of the tower. The distance between the pole and the tower is , and the pole casts a shadow that is long. How tall...
  70. calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 16 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 4 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 30 ft from the base of the pole?
  71. calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 17 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 6 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 40 ft from the base of the pole?
  72. Calculus 1

    A street light is at the top of a 19 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 4 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 50 ft from the base of the pole?
  73. Calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 15 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 5 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 50 ft from the base of the pole?
  74. calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 20 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 6 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 35 ft from the base of the pole?
  75. calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 15 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 4 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 30 ft from the base of the pole
  76. math

    A street light is at the top of a 18 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 8 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 35 ft from the base of the pole?
  77. calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 16 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 4 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 40 ft from the base of the pole?
  78. calculus

    A street light is mounted at the top of a 6-meter-tall pole. A man 2 m tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 1.4 m/s along a straight path. How fast is the tip of his shadow moving when he is 16 m from the pole?
  79. calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 13 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 7 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 35 ft from the base of the pole?
  80. Angles of elevation and depression

    The teet of two vertical poles of height 3m and 7m are in line with a point P on the ground. The smaller pole being between the taller pole and P and at distance of 20m from P the angle of elevation of the top T of the taller pole from the top R of the smaller pole is 30°....
  81. calculus

    A street light is at the top of a 19 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 5 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 40 ft from the base of the pole? Rate =
  82. Physics

    a uniform pole 20ft long ang weighing 50lbs is used to carry a load of 180lbs.Two men,one supporting twice as much as the other support the pole to keep it in a horizontal position.How far from the center of the pole should the load be hung.?
  83. story problem

    Two wires stretch from a pole to two points on the ground which are 25 feet apart. The first wire is to the left of the pole and forms a 30° angle with the ground. The second wire is to the right of the pole and forms a 60° angle with the ground. How tall is the pole? ...
  84. Physics

    A 30-N non-uniform pole, 5m long, was used to carry a load of 400 N by two men. The load was hung at the middle of the pole. Find the center of gravity of the pole if the force exerted by each man on each end were 220 N and 210 N respectively.
  85. calc related rates

    A street light is at the top of a 18 ft tall pole. A woman 6 ft tall walks away from the pole with a speed of 6 ft/sec along a straight path. How fast is the tip of her shadow moving when she is 45 ft from the base of the pole?
  86. trig

    A woman standing on a hill sees a flagpole that she knows is 65 ft tall. The angle of depression to the bottom of the pole is 14°, and the angle of elevation to the top of the pole is 18°. Find her distance x from the pole. (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
  87. trig

    a vertical pole 35 feet high, standing on sloping ground, is braced by a wire which extends from the top of the pole to a point on the ground 25 feet from the foot of the pole. If the pole subtends an angle of 30 degree at the point where the wire reaches the ground, how long ...
  88. algebra

    Charlene made the sketch below in order to find the height x of a pole. She positioned a mirror on the ground so that she could see the reflection of the top of the pole. Her height, her distance from the mirror, and her line of sight to the mirror determine the smaller ...
  89. Math

    Charlene made the sketch below in order to find the height x of a pole. She positioned a mirror on the ground so that she could see the reflection of the top of the pole. Her height, her distance from the mirror, and her line of sight to the mirror determine the smaller ...
  90. Physics

    An 83-kg fireman slides down a fire pole. He holds the pole, which exerts 500-N steady resistive force on the fireman. At the bottom he slows to a stop in 0.49 m by bending his knees. Determine the acceleration of the fireman while sliding down the pole.
  91. math

    A tetherball is attached to the end of a 3-meter rope. The rope is attached to a pole thatis 5 cm in diameter. Estimate the greatest number of timees the rope could rap around the pole. Use 3 for pi(3.14) to make your estimate.
  92. 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 shorter one is 30degree, calculate i) /RT/ ii) the ...
  93. MATH

    a guy wire is connected 3 ft. from the top of a pole. The guy wire is 36 ft long and it is fastened to an anchor in the ground that is 12ft. from the base of the pole. How tall is the pole? (nearest tenth) PLEASE HELP! =)
  94. 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?
  95. Simple Math

    Please explain to me what I need to do . A cable 35 feet long runs from the top of a utility pole to a point on the ground 30 feet from the base of the pole. How tall is the utility pole ?
  96. Physics

    At the top of a pole vault, an athlete actually can do work pushing on the pole before releasing it. Suppose the pushing force that the pole exerts back on the athlete is given by F(x)= (150 N/m)x - (180N/m^2)x^2 acting over a distance of 0.20 .
  97. math

    a pole of 50m high stand on a building of 250m high to an observer of at a height of 300 m, the building and the pole stands equal angles. what the distance of the obsrever from the top of the pole
  98. physics

    At the top of a pole vault, an athlete actually can do work pushing on the pole before releasing it. Suppose the pushing force that the pole exerts back on the athlete is given by = (160 ) - (170 ) acting over a distance of 0.21 .
  99. 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?
  100. 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?
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