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azaiah808 Group Title

Two flag poles in front of the courthouse are 12 ft tall. The distance from the top of one pole to the base of the other as shown in the diagram is 20 ft. What is the distance between the two flag poles? http://i48.tinypic.com/2qtlua1.jpg A.16 ft B.23 ft C.18 ft D.15 ft

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  1. dpaInc Group Title
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    use the pythagorean theorem and solve for x where x is the distance between the poles... 20^2 = x^2 + 12^2

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    so whats the answer ABC or D?

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    -_-

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    Solve the equation @dpalnc has given you and you will get the answer.

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