







The height of a flagpole 
20111207 

From Grail: at a certain point the angle of elevation of the top of a flagpole which stands on a level ground is 35 degree. 75 ft. nearer the pole, the angle of elevation is 50 degree. How high is the pole Answered by Penny Nom. 





The height of a flag pole 
20111121 

From Micah: A flagpole stands vertically at the edge of a roof of a building 200 ft high. the angle of elevation of the pole from a point 100 ft from the bottom of the building is 67 degrees. Find the length of the pole in meters. Answered by Penny Nom. 





The dimensions of a flag 
20100215 

From dawn: a state flag was twice as long as it was wide and had an area of 288 sq inches, what were its, dimensions
Thanks Answered by Penny Nom. 





Height of a Flag Pole 
20090626 

From Jake: Can anyone answer this I am very stumped.
The flagpole on the roof of a Chocolate Factory is 13 cm in diameter and
a perfect cylinder. If one end of a 2300cmlong string is attached to the top
of the flagpole, and wraps around the flagpole exactly 16 times before ending
at the bottom of the flagpole, how tall is the flagpole? Need answer by Wednesday Answered by Penny Nom. 





In the shadow of a flagpole 
20090122 

From La: How fast is the length of the shadow of an 18 foot flagpole growing when the angle of elevation of the sun is 45 degrees and is decreasing at a rate of 10 degrees per hour? Answered by Harley Weston. 





How high is the flagpole? 
20081202 

From michael: 100 m from the base of a flagpole the angle of elevation of the top of the flagpole
is 7degree 16'12".how high is the flagpole Answered by Harley Weston. 





A flagpole and a yardstick 
20081107 

From Wanda: One boy holds a yardstick vertically at a point 40 feet from the base of the flagpole. The other boy backs away from the pole to a point where he sights the top of the pole over the top of the yardstick. If his position is 1 ft 9 in from the yardstick and his eye level is 2 ft above the ground, find the height of the flagpole. Answered by Penny Nom. 





A widthtolength ratio of 2 : 3 
20080311 

From Stephanie: The national flag of France has a widthtolength ratio of 2 : 3. What is the width of an 18inch long French flag? Answered by Penny Nom. 





A flagpole and a statue 
20080209 

From Krista: A flagpole casts a ten meter (m) shadow at the same time as a six metre (m) statute beside it casts a two metre shadow. What is the height of the flagpole?? Answered by Steve La Rocque and Penny Nom. 





A flagpole and a telescope 
20070604 

From Fabiola: A telescope is mounted on a tripod 5 ft above the ground and 20 ft from a
flagpole. The telescope must be rotated 48° from horizontal to see the top
of the flagpole. How tall is the flagpole? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





The area of a flag 
20060224 

From Kim: I have a flag that's very similar to the canadian flag. Two smaller red areas and i larger white area. If I am given the length is 3 and the height is 1.4 how do I determine what the area of the two red areas is?
Here's the answer but I can't figure out why they are multiplying 1.4 x 1.4?
(3x1.41.4x1.4)divided by 2= 2.24 divided by 2 = 1.12 Answered by Penny Nom. 

