Zm asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 2 months ago


A 200-ft tower is located on the side of a hill that forms a 5° angle with the horizontal. Find the length of each of the two guy wires that are anchored 150 feet uphill and downhill from the tower’s base and extend to the top of the tower.

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  • Robert
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    The angles that the base of the tower makes with the hill

    are 85º and 95º. Then just use the law of cosines

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