# A mast

A mast 32 meters high was broken by the wind so that its top touches the ground 16 meters from the pole. The still standing part of the mast, the broken part and the ground form a rectangular triangle. At what height was the mast broken?

**Result****Leave us a comment of example and its solution (i.e. if it is still somewhat unclear...):**

**Showing 0 comments:**

**Be the first to comment!**

#### To solve this example are needed these knowledge from mathematics:

## Next similar examples:

- Broken tree

The tree was 35 meters high. The tree broke at a height of 10 m above the ground. Top but does not fall off it refuted on the ground. How far from the base of the tree lay its peak? - Double ladder

The double ladder shoulders should be 3 meters long. What height will the upper top of the ladder reach if the lower ends are 1.8 meters apart? - Column

Perpendicular pole high 8 m tall broke and its toe fell 2.7 m from the bottom of the pole. At what height above the ground pole broke? - Catheti

The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 41 and the sum of legs is 49. Calculate the length of its legs. - Fraction

For what x expression ? equals zero? - Chord

It is given to a circle k(r=6 cm) and the points A, B such that / AB / = 8 cm lies on k. Calculate the distance of the center of circle S to the midpoint C of the segment AB. - Fifth of the number

The fifth of the number is by 24 less than that number. What is the number? - Rectangular triangle PQR

In the rectangular triangle PQR, the PQ leg is divided by the X point into two segments of which longer is 25cm long. The second leg PR has a length 16 cm. The length of the RX is 20 cm. Calculate the length p of side RQ. The result is round to 2 decimal - Holidays - on pool

Children's tickets to the swimming pool stands x € for an adult is € 2 more expensive. There was m children in the swimming pool and adults three times less. How many euros make treasurer for pool entry? - Calculate

Calculate the length of a side of the equilateral triangle with an area of 50cm^{2.} - Sale off

Product cost 95 euros before sale off. After sale off cost 74 euros and 10 cents. About what percentage of produt became cheaper? - Cows

Agricultural cooperative has increased the number of housed cows by 14% to 285 units. By how many cows increased agricultural cooperative the number of cows? - Coach

Average age of 24 players and a coach of one team is 24 years. The average age of players without a coach is 23 years. How old is the coach? - Common chord

Two circles with radius 17 cm and 20 cm are intersect at two points. Its common chord is long 27 cm. What is the distance of the centers of these circles? - Satin

Sanusha buys a piece of satin 2.4 m wide. The diagonal length of the fabric is 4m. What is the length of the piece of satin? - Chord circle

The circle to the (S, r = 8 cm) are different points A, B connected segment /AB/ = 12 cm. AB mark the middle of S'. Calculate |SS'|. Make the sketch. - Product - quadratic equation

Product of two numbers is 900. If we increase lowest number by 2 then product will increase by 150. Determine both numbers.