# Bamboo

Bamboo high 32 feet was at a certain height broken by the wind so the bamboo top reached the ground at a distance of 16 feet from the trunk. At what height from the ground was the bamboo 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:

- 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? - Theorem prove

We want to prove the sentense: If the natural number n is divisible by six, then n is divisible by three. From what assumption we started? - Median

In triangle ABC is given side a=10 cm and median ta= 13 cm and angle gamma 90°. Calculate length of the median tb. - Expression with powers

If x-1/x=5, find the value of x^{4}+1/x^{4} - Evaluation of expressions

If a^{2}-3a+1=0, find (i)a^{2}+1/a^{2}(ii) a^{3}+1/a^{3} - Triangle

Calculate the sides of the triangle if its area S = 630 and the second cathethus is shorter by 17. - 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? - Roots

Determine the quadratic equation absolute coefficient q, that the equation has a real double root and the root x calculate: ? - Equation

Equation ? has one root x_{1}= 8. Determine the coefficient b and the second root x_{2}. - Discriminant

Determine the discriminant of the equation: ? - 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? - Calculate

Calculate the length of a side of the equilateral triangle with an area of 50cm^{2.} - 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? - Find radius

Find radius of circle using pythagorean theorem where a=9, b=r, c= 6+r - Fifth of the number

The fifth of the number is by 24 less than that number. What is the number? - Center traverse

It is true that the middle traverse bisects the triangle?