Ask your own question, for FREE!
Mathematics 25 Online
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Two flag poles in front of the Court House 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?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

16ft.

OpenStudy (anonymous):

\[20^{2}-12^{2}=d^{2}\] \[256=d^{2}\] \[d= \sqrt{256} =16\]

Can't find your answer? Make a FREE account and ask your own questions, OR help others and earn volunteer hours!

Join our real-time social learning platform and learn together with your friends!
Can't find your answer? Make a FREE account and ask your own questions, OR help others and earn volunteer hours!

Join our real-time social learning platform and learn together with your friends!