The flagpole which sits on parliment house in canberra stands 81m high. it measures 12.8m wide, with a diagonal of 14.3m.

a) what is the height of the flag?

b) calculate the perimeter of the flag

c) what is the distance from the base of the flagpole to the lowest point where the flag is attached to the pole

d) assume the flag is flying flat and directly at right angles to the pole

calculate the distance from the base to the flagpole to the

i) lower

ii)higher

unattached corner of the flag

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