Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
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Chapter 5 - Section 5.4 - The Pythagorean Theorem - Exercises - Page 241: 18

Answer

Height of the basket from ground level = 20 ft

Work Step by Step

From Pythagoras theorem Height of the basket from ground level $ h^{2}= 29^{2}-21^{2} $ $ h^{2}= 841-441$ $ h^{2}= 400$ h= 20 ft
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