Position 19113

The column is fixed in a vertical position by 3 ropes, which are caught at the height of 3 m above the ground. The other ends of the ropes are anchored to the ground at a distance of 4 m from the base of the column. How much rope was used to secure the pole?

Correct answer:

x =  15 m

Step-by-step explanation:

h=3 m n=3 a=4 m  c2 = a2+h2 c=a2+h2=42+32=5 m  x=n c=3 5=15 m

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