# SOLUTION: A line from the top of a cliff to the ground passes just over the top of a pole 8.0 ft high and meets the ground at a point 9.0 ft from the base of the pole. If the point is 65 ft

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Polynomials-and-rational-expressions Question 270888: A line from the top of a cliff to the ground passes just over the top of a pole 8.0 ft high and meets the ground at a point 9.0 ft from the base of the pole. If the point is 65 ft from the base of the cliff, how high is the cliff? Round to the nearest unit.Answer by rfer(12662)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!65/x=9/8 9x=520 x=58 ft high