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anonymous
 5 years ago
ok the question i need help with is:two vertical poles are 16 feet apart. what is the minimum number of feet in length of a rope that connects the top pf the 50 foot peole to the top of the 20 foot pole
anonymous
 5 years ago
ok the question i need help with is:two vertical poles are 16 feet apart. what is the minimum number of feet in length of a rope that connects the top pf the 50 foot peole to the top of the 20 foot pole

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0One side of the triangle is 16ft so the base is 16ft. The other side is the difference between 50ft and 20ft. Let one equal a, the other b, and solve for c.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so can u type how the equation would be for me plz:)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you sure you just want the answer?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i just dont get what he is saying like equation wise

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, i'll try to explain it too  this might help to have to two ways... you know the hypotenuse is 'the long bit' ?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0usually this question has a point on the ground between the poles that acts like an anchor....

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is that the answer your looking for? or simply the distance between the tops of the poles?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think the question is just asking for the distance between the top of the 50 ft pole to the top of the 20ft pole. I don't think the anchor situation has anything to do with it.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well u have to read the question

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is the minimum number of feet is an optimization question to me...so I am lead to think that there is something missing from the question

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its asking what is the feet in the length of a rope tht connects the top

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's a simple geometry problem incorporating pythag.

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0otherwise its asking for the caternary between them...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why dont u reread the question above

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I did, but hey, if your sure your right then by all means, go with it :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0stop making it more complex than it is amistre :P

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well i dont even get anythihng like at all

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.016ft is the distance between the two poles so the base of a triangle. 30ft is the difference in height from the top of the 20ft pole to the top of the 50ft pole.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so whats the overall anwer?? is it that i input the numbers and c is the anwer

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes because c represents a hypotenuse which would be the diagonal line from the top of the 50ft pole to the top of the 20ft pole.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what did u get as an awner

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0same here ok ready for the last one

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If the sides of a rectangular field shown are 10 meters and 30 meters , how many meters are saved in travelling from A to B by cutting across the digonal of the field instead of going around two of the sides? express anwer to the nearest hole number of meters

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the diagonal represents what here? I kind of mentioned it before...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so there is a rectangle right and its cuz in half the top of it is 30 and sidke is ten or a while 30 b

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait forget a and b but the rest is right

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so b is one cornor of the rectangle( top left) and a is bottom right of rectangle there we goo

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you are putting it into shapes, a and b aren't points on the rectangle, they are the length of the side of the rectangle

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok...so if you cut a rectangle in half diagonally, then you have a triangle. The diagonal of the rectangle is the hypotenuse, c. So a and b are the sides of the rectangle.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here is what the rectangle looks like

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just wanted to give picture bout what im saying

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh yeah, that was good, but i couldn't read it sorry :) but i think i can figure out what it says

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok so go back to the equation \[a^2+b^2=c^2\] a is any side of the triangle, and b is just the other side. C is the hypotenuse, which is the diagonal.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how would i imput those numbers would i have to cut them in half since it is only oone of the triangles??

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Nope. They are looking for that diagonal length, which depends on the other two sides of the triangle. No need to cut anything in half. You see two triangles so just pretend one isn't there. A=10ft B=30ft c=?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What was your answer?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks going to bed bye peoples
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