# Question #6836c

##### 1 Answer

Nov 6, 2017

What you have described here is a

#### Explanation:

The

This is an example of the Pythagorean theorem as described here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pythagorean_theorem

So our cable length

But, if we divide all the distances by

we arrive at the

so the answer could be found without so much math.