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# How long is a wire reaching from the top of a 12-foot pole to a point 6 feet from the base of the pole?

Updated: 12/12/2022

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Using Pythagoras' theorem it is 6 times the sq rt of 5 which is about 13.416 feet to 3 decimal places

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