A 31-m tall building casts a shadow. The distance from the top of the building to the tip of the shadow is 33 m. Find the length of the shad

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A 31-m tall building casts a shadow. The distance from the top of the building to the tip of the shadow is 33 m. Find the length of the shadow. If necessary,
round your answer to the nearest tenth.
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Dâu 2 weeks 2021-08-29T19:10:27+00:00 1 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-08-29T19:11:53+00:00

    Answer:

    Step-by-step explanation:

    \text{By the Pythagorean Theorem the hypotenuse of a right triangle squared is equal to the sum of the squared sides.}\\ \\ h^2=x^2+y^2\\ \\ 33^2=31^2+x^2\\ \\ x^2=33^2-31^2\\ \\ x^2=128\\ \\ x=\sqrt{128}\\ \\ x\approx 11.3m

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