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GeometryElementary Geometry for College StudentsEach vertical section of a suspension bridge is in the shape of a trapezoid. For additional support, a vertical cable is placed midway as shown. If the two vertical columns shown have heights of 20 ft and 24 ft and the section is 10 ft wide. What will the height of the cable be?BuyFind*launch*

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Chapter 4.4, Problem 23E

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Each vertical section of a suspension bridge is in the shape of a trapezoid. For additional support, a vertical cable is placed midway as shown. If the two vertical columns shown have heights of 20 ft and 24 ft and the section is 10 ft wide. What will the height of the cable be?

Elementary Geometry for College Students

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