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anonymous
 5 years ago
Help please? A 15 meter post is supported by a cable. The cable is attached to the post 3 meters from the top and makes a 30 degree angle with the post. How far from the base of the post is the other end of the cable anchored to the ground?
anonymous
 5 years ago
Help please? A 15 meter post is supported by a cable. The cable is attached to the post 3 meters from the top and makes a 30 degree angle with the post. How far from the base of the post is the other end of the cable anchored to the ground?

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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1tan(30) = g/12 12 tan(30) = g

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got 12 sqrt 3 meters. I'm not so sure, though.

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.112/sqrt(3) if i see it right; which is just 4sqrt(3)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OOOOHHH! Now i know my mistake! The angle is found between the cable and the post, NOT THE GROUND!! Haha silly me! Anyway, thank you!!
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