Q. 244.1( 10 Votes )

Two poles of heig

Answer :

Let CD and AB be the poles of height 11 m and 6 m

Therefore, CP = 11 - 6 = 5 m


From the figure, it can be observed that AP = 12m


Applying Pythagoras theorem for ΔAPC, we obtain



AP2 + PC2 = AC2


(12)2 + (5)2 = AC2


AC2 = (144 + 25)


AC2 = 169


AC = 13 m


Therefore, the distance between their tops is 13 m

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