# A roof rafter is needed to span a legth of 15m for a roof rise of 8m.a carpenter cuts a rafter of 18m.find the distance of the rafter span?

Question asked by: anastasia

Asked on: 31 Aug 2010

You can read about pythagoras theorem in your maths textbook and then apply it to the question.

It is much better to learn and understand the method yourself with this sort of question because if someone just gives you the answer then you will never learn!

By: knowitall

Replied at: 05 Sep 2010

Rate Answer

**Comment or provide your answer to this question**

No comments have been added to this question "A roof rafter is needed to span a legth of 15m for a roof rise of 8m.a carpenter cuts a rafter of 18m.find the distance of the rafter span?".

**Ask a New Question**

Find out more about Maths

Maths Questions and Answers

trigonometry Questions and Answers

Next question: 10% of 1100

**Become a Member! It's Free >>>**

**Share on Facebook:**
**On Twitter:**
Tweet this!
**Question Keywords**

rafter roof span distance carpenter cuts needed **More Questions:**

If I Work From 7.45am To 3.30pm Monday To Friday, How Many Hours Do I Work In A Week?!?

How To Merge Two Functions To Find Any Result In Between Those Two Functions

Term Deposit Accounts

What Number Am I

Need Help With Dimensions Question