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A 50 foot rope hangs from the top of a pole. When pulled taut to its fullest length the rope reaches a point on the ground 18 feet from the base of...

A 50 foot rope hangs from the top of a pole. When pulled taut to its fullest length the rope reaches a point on the ground 18 feet from the base of the pole. Find the height of the pole to the nearest tenth of a foot. Let p equal the height of the pole.
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