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 result:

x =  4.9 m

Solution:

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



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