Teo poles 30m and 15m high stand upright in a ground. If their feet are 36m apart, find distance between their tops (a)35m (b)39m (c)30m (d)25m
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Originally Posted by devi Teo poles 30m and 15m high stand upright in a ground. If their feet are 36m apart, find distance between their tops (a)35m (b)39m (c)30m (d)25m See diagram. By Pythagoras: $\displaystyle \sqrt{(15)^2+(36)^2} = 39$m Therefore option (b) is correct.
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