Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) (5 to 8) Class 8

Find the length of the support cable required to support the tower with the floor - Mathematics

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Find the length of the support cable required to support the tower with the floor

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Solution

From the figure, by Pythagoras theorem,

x2 = 202 + 152

= 400 + 225

= 625

x2 = 252

⇒ x = 25 feet.

∴ The length of the support cable required to support the tower with the floor is 25 feet.

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Chapter 5: Geometry - Exercise 5.3 [Page 179]

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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 8th Mathematics Answers Guide
Chapter 5 Geometry
Exercise 5.3 | Q 4 | Page 179

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