Solution: Determine the length of the wire and the angle it makes with the pole

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Determine the length of the wire and the angle it makes with the pole

Problem Statement: ME Board November 1994

When supporting a pole is fastened to it 20 feet from the ground 15 feet from the pole. Determine the length of the wire and the angle it makes with the pole.

  • A. 24 ft, 53.13°
  • B. 24 ft, 36.87°
  • C. 24 ft, 53.13°
  • D. 25 ft, 36.87°

Problem Answer:

The length of the wire is 25 ft while the angle it makes with the pole is 36.87°.

Solution:

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