Two poles of heights 6m and 11m stand on a plane ground . If the distance between their feet is 12m find the distance between their tops

Asked by pulkitsachdeva561 | 10th Dec, 2018, 06:54: PM

Expert Answer:

From the diagram use Pythagoras theorem in ΔAED 
AE2 + ED2 = AD2
52 + 122 = AD2
AD = 13 m
Hence, distance between tops of two poles is 13 m.

Answered by Sneha shidid | 11th Dec, 2018, 09:43: AM

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