OpenStudy (anonymous):

At one side of a raod is a pole 17 ft high fixed on top of a wall, 15 ft high. On the other side of the road, at a point on the ground directly opposite, the flagstaff and the wall subtend equal angles. Find the width of the road. Help me pls.

2 years ago
OpenStudy (nikato):

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2 years ago
OpenStudy (nikato):

do you know the answer to the problem?

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

yes, 60 ft

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

i used the double angle formula, but i don't know how to simplify the equation so i just used shift-solve in the calculator.

2 years ago
OpenStudy (nikato):

so what are you learning now?

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

do you know another way to solve this problem?

2 years ago
OpenStudy (nikato):

i was thinking of using the angle bisecor theorem

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

i don't know how to use that.

2 years ago
OpenStudy (nikato):

well, im not sure if my diagram is correct. im confused at the "subtend equal angles" and what are you learning in class now? it ight lead us somehwere

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

well, this a refresher class already. I'm supposed to answer problems regarding everything that i have already learned. But, I was confused on some items so i seek help here.

2 years ago