# SOLUTION: Guy Wire. How long is a guy wire reaching from the top of a 21 ft pole to a point on the ground 14 feet from the pole?

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 Question 205723: Guy Wire. How long is a guy wire reaching from the top of a 21 ft pole to a point on the ground 14 feet from the pole?Answer by RAY100(1637)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A rough sketch shows this to be a right triangle, with legs, 14 &21, seeking the hypotenuse. . Pythagorous , c^2 = a^2 +b^2, applies . c^2 = 14^2 +21^2 = 196 + 441 =637 . c=25.24 ft