# 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 this math problem and its solution (i.e. if it is still somewhat unclear...):**

**Showing 0 comments:**

**Be the first to comment!**

Tips to related online calculators

Looking for help with calculating roots of a quadratic equation?

Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

Pythagorean theorem is the base for the right triangle calculator.

See also our trigonometric triangle calculator.

Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

Pythagorean theorem is the base for the right triangle calculator.

See also our trigonometric triangle calculator.

#### Following knowledge from mathematics are needed to solve this word math problem:

## Next similar math problems:

- 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? - Thunderstorm

The height of the pole before the storm is 10 m. After a storm when they come to check it they see that on the ground from the pole blows part of the column. Distance from the pole is 3 meters. At how high was the pole broken? (In fact, a rectangular tria - Isosceles triangle

The leg of the isosceles triangle is 5 dm, its height is 20 cm longer than the base. Calculate base length z. - Double ladder

The double ladder is 8.5m long. It is built so that its lower ends are 3.5 meters apart. How high does the upper end of the ladder reach? - Evaluation of expressions

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

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

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

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

We want to prove the sentence: If the natural number n is divisible by six, then n is divisible by three. From what assumption we started? - Equation 23

Find value of unknown x in equation: x+3/x+1=5 (problem finding x) - Algebra

X+y=5, find xy (find the product of x and y if x+y = 5) - Solve 3

Solve quadratic equation: (6n+1) (4n-1) = 3n^{2} - 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. - A truck

A truck departs from a distribution center. From there, it goes 20km west, 30km north and 10km west and reaches a shop. How can the truck reach back to the distribution center from the shop (what is the shortest path)? - Fifth of the number

The fifth of the number is by 24 less than that number. What is the number? - 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? - Median in right triangle

In the rectangular triangle ABC has known the length of the legs a = 15cm and b = 36cm. Calculate the length of the median to side c (to hypotenuse).