# Trigonometry word problem

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An overhead wire stretches from the service drop on a building, which is 20' from the ground, to an insulator on a pole which is 35' from the ground. How long is the wire if the pole and building are 48' apart and the ground is level? Carry the answer out 2 decimals.

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Calculates the length of wire.

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The dimensions of the triangle are:

Base= 48'

Altitude=15' (=35'-20')

This is a right angled ...

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