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Mathematics

A camper attaches a rope from the top of her tent, 4 feet above the ground, to give it more support. If the rope is 8 feet long, about how far will the stake need to be from the middle of her tent?

A. 8.9 ft

B. 4 ft

C. 12 ft

D. 6.9 ft

A. 8.9 ft

B. 4 ft

C. 12 ft

D. 6.9 ft

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**Answer:**

6.9 ft

**Step-by-step explanation:**

The Pythagorean Theorem. :)

a^2 + b^2 = c^2

4^2 + b^2 = 8^2

16 + b^2 = 64

b^2 = 48

D = 6.928

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