The storm

The top of the 5 m high mast deviated by 1 m from the original vertical axis after the storm. What is the peak now? Round to 2 decimal places.

Correct answer:

x =  4.9 m

Step-by-step explanation:

c=5 m b=1 m  c2=x2+b2  x=c2b2=5212=2 6=4.9 m



Did you find an error or inaccuracy? Feel free to write us. Thank you!



avatar




Tips to related online calculators
Do you want to convert length units?
Pythagorean theorem is the base for the right triangle calculator.
See also our trigonometric triangle calculator.

 
We encourage you to watch this tutorial video on this math problem: video1   video2

Related math problems and questions:

  • Sailboat
    Plachetnice The 20 m long sailboat has an 8 m high mast in the middle of the deck. The top of the mast is fixed to the bow and stern with a steel cable. Determine how much cable is needed to secure the mast and what angle the cable will make with the ship's deck.
  • A mast
    stoziar 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?
  • The mast
    octagon A 40 m high mast is secured in half by eight ropes of 25 m long. The ends of the ropes are equidistant from each other. Calculate this distance.
  • The ditch
    prikop Ditch with a cross-section of an isosceles trapezoid with bases 2m and 6m are deep 1.5m. How long is the slope of the ditch?
  • Rectangular triangle PQR
    solving-right-triangles 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
  • Broken tree
    broken_tree The tree was 35 meters high. The tree broke at the 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?
  • Woman's day
    mdz We can easily make a heart for mothers for Woman's day by drawing two semicircles to the two upper sides of the square standing on their top. What is the radius of the circle circumscribed by this heart when the length of the side of the square is 1?
  • Ladder
    rebrik33 Adam placed the ladder of the house, the upper end reaching to the window at the height of 3.6m, and the lower end standing on level ground and was distant from a wall of 1.5m. What is the length of the ladder?
  • Tent
    stan Calculate how many liters of air will fit in the tent that has a shield in the shape of an isosceles right triangle with legs r = 3 m long the height = 1.5 m and a side length d = 5 m.
  • Sea
    ship How far can you see from the ship's mast, whose peak is at 14 meters above sea level? (Earth's radius is 6370 km).
  • The sides 2
    trapezium The sides of a trapezoid are in the ratio 2:5:8:5. The trapezoid's area is 245. Find the height and the perimeter of the trapezoid.
  • The hall
    lucerna The hall had a rectangular ground plan one dimension 20 m longer than the other. After rebuilding the length of the hall declined by 5 m and the width has increased by 10 m. Floor area increased by 300 m2. What were the original dimensions of the hall?
  • The ladder
    rebrik33 The ladder is 10 m long The ladder is 8 m high How many meters is the distant heel from the wall?
  • The trapezium
    rt_iso_triangle The trapezium is formed by cutting the top of the right-angled isosceles triangle. The base of the trapezium is 10 cm and the top is 5 cm. Find the area of trapezium.
  • Garden
    garden The area of a square garden is 2/9 of triangle garden with sides 160 m, 100 m, and 100 m. How many meters of fencing need to fence a square garden?
  • Circle chord
    circleChord What is the length x of the chord circle of diameter 115 m if the distance from the center circle is 11 m?
  • Rhombus IV
    image005 Calculate the length of the diagonals of the rhombus, whose lengths are in the ratio 1: 2 and a rhombus side is 35 cm.