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 triangle was created. .. . 10-x, 3 and hypotenuse how much is x).

Correct result:

x =  4.55 m


c2=x2+32 x+c=10 (10x)2=x2+32 20x=91 x=91/20=4.55 =9120 m=4.55 m

Try calculation via our triangle calculator.

We would be pleased if you find an error in the word problem, spelling mistakes, or inaccuracies and send it to us. Thank you!

Showing 0 comments:

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.

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

Next similar math problems:

  • A mast
    stoziar_1 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?
  • Column
    pole_phone Perpendicular pole high 8 m tall broke and its toe fell 2.7 m from the bottom of the pole. At what height above the ground pole broke?
  • Bamboo
    Bambus 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?
  • 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?
  • Broken tree
    stromy_4 The tree is broken at 4 meters above the ground and the top of the tree touches the ground at a distance of 5 from the trunk. Calculate the original height of the tree.
  • Free space in the garden
    euklid The grandfather's free space in the garden was in the shape of a rectangular triangle with 5 meters and 12 meters in length. He decided to divide it into two parts and the height of the hypotenuse. For the smaller part creates a rock garden, for the large
  • The pole
    tlf_pillar The telegraph pole is supported by a 4 m bullet at 3/4 of its height, the end of which is at a distance 2.5 m from the pole post. Calculate the height of the telegraph pole.
  • Power line pole
    pole From point A, the power line pole is seen at an angle of 18 degrees. From point B to which we get when going from point A 30m away from the column at an angle of 10 degrees. Find the height of the power pole.
  • Triangle KLM
    klm_triangle In the rectangular triangle KLM, where is hypotenuse m (sketch it!) find the length of the leg k and the height of triangle h if hypotenuse's segments are known mk = 5cm and ml = 15cm
  • Sides of right angled triangle
    triangle_rt1 One leg is 1 m shorter than the hypotenuse, and the second leg is 2 m shorter than the hypotenuse. Find the lengths of all sides of the right-angled triangle.
  • Difference of legs
    rt_triangle In a right triangle, the length of the hypotenuse is 65 m, and the difference of legs is 23 m. Calculate the perimeter of this triangle.
  • Arc
    arc Calculate span of the arc, which is part of a circle with diameter d = 20 m and its height is 6 m.
  • Iron pole
    pole The iron pole is in the ground 2/5 of its length, partly above the ground 1/3 is yellow, and the unpainted section is 6 m long. How long is the entire column?
  • Rectangular base pyramid
    jehlan_4b_obdelnik Calculate an area of the shell of the pyramid with a rectangular base of 2.8 m and 1.4 m and height 2.5 meters.
  • RT perimeter
    rt The leg of the rectangular triangle is 7 cm shorter than the second leg and 8 cm shorter than the hypotenuse. Calculate the triangle circumference.
  • The garden
    zahrada_6 The garden has the shape of a rectangular trapezium. The bases have lengths of 27 meters and 36 meters, the trapezoid's height is 12 meters. Calculate how much fence will cost this garden if one meter costs 1.5 €?
  • The ladder
    rebrik33_1 The ladder is 10 m long The ladder is 8 m high How many meters is the distant heel from the wall?