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CBSE - X - Mathematics - Quadratic Equations

4. A fox and an eagle lived at the top of a cliff of height 6m whose base was at a distance of 10m from a point A on the ground. The fox descends the cliff and went straight to the point A. The eagle flew vertically up to a height x and then flew in a straight line to point A, the distance, travelled by each being the same. Find the value of x.

Asked by 24th July 2012, 11:02 PM
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Here, x is the distance which the Eagle moved vertically up.
Initial position of eagle = D
When eagle moved x m above, then position = C
Thus, CD = x
Following is the complete answer:
Answered by Expert 25th July 2012, 10:21 AM

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