Broken tree

The tree is broken at 4 meters above the ground. The top of the tree touches the ground at a distance of 5 meters from the trunk. Calculate the original height of the tree.

Correct answer:

x =  10.4031 m

Step-by-step explanation:

h=4 m a=5 m  b=h2+a2=42+52=41 m6.4031 m  x=h+b=4+6.4031=10.4031 m

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