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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
 one year ago
 one year ago
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
 one year ago
 one year ago

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dpaIncBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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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azaiah808Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so whats the answer ABC or D?
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pratu043Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Solve the equation @dpalnc has given you and you will get the answer.
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