# SOLUTION: how long is a guy wire that reaches from the top of a 15 ft pole to a point on the grond 10 feet from the bottom of the pole? find the legth to the nearest tenth of a foot.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Trigonometry-basics Question 318508: how long is a guy wire that reaches from the top of a 15 ft pole to a point on the grond 10 feet from the bottom of the pole? find the legth to the nearest tenth of a foot.Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The height of the pole and the ground distance from the pole are legs in a right triangle. The hypotenuse is the length of of the wire from the top of the pole to the ground. Use the Pythagorean theorem. or approximately H=18.0 ft