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anonymous
 5 years ago
A landscaper attaches a guy wire 10 ft up thr trunk of a newly planted sapling. He stakes the wire between 20 and 25 feet from the tree. What could be the length of the guy wire if it forms a right triangle with the tree?
anonymous
 5 years ago
A landscaper attaches a guy wire 10 ft up thr trunk of a newly planted sapling. He stakes the wire between 20 and 25 feet from the tree. What could be the length of the guy wire if it forms a right triangle with the tree?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.010 feet up the side...so that's one leg of the triangle 20  25 feet away...so that's the other leg the minimum is sqrt(100+400) = 22.36 the maximum is sqrt(100+625) = 26.93 so somewhere between those two...maybe 25 feet
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