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a washing line is attached at points A and B on two vertical posts standing horizontal ground. Point A is 2.1 meters above the ground on one post. Point Bis 7.1 meters above the ground on the other post. The horizontal distance between the two posts is 6 meters. Calculate the distance AB

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  1. difference of points= 7.1m-2.1m= 5 m
    horizontal distance= 6 meters.
    it forms a right triangle.

    Use phythagorean theorem:
    in this case: a=5m and b=6m or either way.

    by square root: (both sides)
    c=7.81 m
    AB=7.8 meter long

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