One pole is 8 ft tall and other pole is 24 ft tall.
Both have ropes stretched from the top of each to the base of the other.
If all three angles of a triangle are equal to corresponding angles of the other triangle, then both the triangles are similar and the rule is referred to as AAA rule.
By AAA rule, triangle AEF is similar to triangle ADC.
By AAA Rule, triangle BAD is similar to triangle FED.
Substitute value AE+ED from equation (2) in equation (1).
Therefore, the height of the point above the ground where the ropes cross is 6 ft.
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Determine whether the polygons to the right are similar. If so, write a similarity statement and give the scale factor. If not, explain.
B.No, because lengths of corresponding sides are not proportional.
D.No, because corresponding angles are not congruent.