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    Semicircular Arch

    A semicircular arch over a street that has a radius of 14 feet. A banner is attached to the arch at points A and B, such that AE = EB = 5 feet. How many feet above the ground are these points of attachment for the banner?
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    Quote Originally Posted by magentarita View Post
    A semicircular arch over a street that has a radius of 14 feet. A banner is attached to the arch at points A and B, such that AE = EB = 5 feet. How many feet above the ground are these points of attachment for the banner?
    What is E? Are A and B supposed to be at the same height?

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