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Step 1

Pythagoras theorem:

In a right angled triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.

Step 2

A 23 inch guy wire is attached to 20 inch up on a telephone pole.

Let the distance from the pole be *x*.

By the Pythagoras theorem, *x^*2 + (20)^2 = (23)^2.

Step 3

Solve for *x*....

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