• anonymous
Need help with this real world problem. "A 65 foot rope hangs from the top of a pole. When pulled taut to it's fullest length the rope reaches a point on the ground 30 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. "Use the Pythagorean Theorem". So far I have: a^2+b^2=c^2 30^2+p^2=65^2 900+p^2=4,225 p^2=4,225-900 p^2=3,325 p= ?????? I can't seem to get that last part about finding the height of the pole to the nearest tenth of a foot.
Mathematics
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