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Height of a Flagpole A flagpole is secured on opposite sides
by two guy wires, each of which is 5 ft longer than the pole.
The distance between the points where the wires are fixed to
the ground is equal to the length of one guy wire. How tall is
the flagpole (to the nearest inch)?

78. Height of a Flagpole A flagpole is secured on opposite sides
by two guy wires, each of which is 5 ft longer than the pole.
The distance between the points where the wires are fixed to
the ground is equal to the length of one guy wire. How tall is
the flagpole (to the nearest inch)?

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78. Height of a Flagpole A flagpole is secured on opposite sides by two guy wires, each of which is 5 ft longer than the pole. The distance between the points where the wires are fixed to the ground is equal to the length of one guy wire. How tall is the flagpole (to the nearest inch)?

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