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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 70379: can you help with this wordproblem....A telephone pole is 55 feet tall. A guy wire 80 feet long is attached from the ground to the top of the pole.Find the angle between the wire and the pole to the nearest degree.Answer by funmath(2925)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!can you help with this wordproblem....A telephone pole is 55 feet tall. A guy wire 80 feet long is attached from the ground to the top of the pole.Find the angle between the wire and the pole to the nearest degree. |\ You have an adjacent side of a right triangle in the telephone pole: 55 ft. You have a hypotenuse of a right triangle in the guy wire: 80 ft cosine=adjacent/hypotenuse Put that in your calculator and make sure you're in degree mode. Round to the nearest degree. Happy Calculating!!!!