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The height of a flagpole 2011-12-07
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.
A geometric progression 2009-05-16
From sweta:
find the ratio of GP if the first term is 1 and the sum of third and fifth term is 90.
Answered by Penny Nom.
In the shadow of a flagpole 2009-01-22
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? 2008-12-02
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 2008-11-07
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 flagpole and a statue 2008-02-09
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 2007-06-04
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.



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