Quantcast

Got Homework?

Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.

  • across
    MIT Grad Student
    Online now
  • laura*
    Helped 1,000 students
    Online now
  • Hero
    College Math Guru
    Online now

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

slumpx3 Group Title

Ben is a safety inspector for a family gym. Recently, guests have been complaining about the diving board saying that it is leaning towards the water. Ben needs to know whether this diving board is standing up straight or not. Ben measures the height of the diving board to be 15 feet. The pool is 13 feet across and he measures the diagonal from the other side of the pool to the top of the diving board to be 21 feet. Is the diving board at a 90 degree angle with the ground? Explain how you know.

  • 3 years ago
  • 3 years ago

  • This Question is Closed
  1. slumpx3 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    • 3 years ago
  2. moneybird Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 3

    13^2 + 15^2 doesn't equal to 21^2 so the diving board is not at a 90 degree angle

    • 3 years ago
  3. monokerous Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Use pythagorean theorem to prove.

    • 2 years ago
    • Attachments:

See more questions >>>

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.