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Question That Sounds Odd

Post by fluke » Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:51 pm

OK if i am 230 meters away from an object that is 220 meters high, how far am i from the top of the 220 meters structure?

Don't ask, it started as a bet lol
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Re: Question That Sounds Odd

Post by rokas.v » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:26 pm

318.2766092 metres

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Re: Question That Sounds Odd

Post by fluke » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:28 pm

rokas.v wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:26 pm
318.2766092 metres
Thanks😄

How did you work it out geometry or something?
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Re: Question That Sounds Odd

Post by T2000 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:31 pm

Approx 318.28 metres
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Re: Question That Sounds Odd

Post by rokas.v » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:32 pm

It's all about trigonometry :)

c=sqrt(a^2+b^2)

http://www.carbidedepot.com/formulas-trigright.asp

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Re: Question That Sounds Odd

Post by T2000 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:34 pm

fluke wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:28 pm
rokas.v wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:26 pm
318.2766092 metres
Thanks😄

How did you work it out geometry or something?
You have to work out the hypotenuse, 220squared, 230 squared = 48400 + 52900 = 101300 then find the square root of that which is 318.28 metres rounded up
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Re: Question That Sounds Odd

Post by T2000 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:35 pm

I was too slow lol.
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Re: Question That Sounds Odd

Post by fluke » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:35 pm

Ah. And there's me saying I'd never need it in school
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Re: Question That Sounds Odd

Post by ct.p » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:08 pm

Needs more info to generate a correct answer like....

Are you in a helecopter hovering at 220m?

Is the 220m object in a hole 220m deep?

Are the object and structure the same thing?
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Re: Question That Sounds Odd

Post by fluke » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:11 pm

Crystal Palace TV tower approx 220 meters.

I'm 230 meters away in Crystal Palace Park.

Just about level with the base of tower.
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Re: Question That Sounds Odd

Post by maclee » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:40 am

Many years ago, in the B&W days of TV, I remember watching the late, great John Noakes climb that tower, in some pretty strong winds, for the interest and entertainment of the Blue Peter audience.

Difficult these days to think of anyone in TV who would have the guts to do it... most would be too concerned that it might spoil their hairstyle.

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