What is the total length of the pole in feet?

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There is a pole in a lake. One half of the pole is in the ground, another one third is covered by water and eight feet is out of the water. What is the total length of the pole in feet?

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    48 feet

    lets say x is the total height of the pole…
    x/2 + x/3 + 8 = x
    (3x+2x+48)/6 = x
    5x+48 = 6x
    x = 48

    anikam Expert Answered on 24th August 2015.
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