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December 21, 2014

December 21, 2014

Posted by **Catherine** on Saturday, June 2, 2007 at 3:41pm.

How would I go about finding the height of the flagpole?

Calculate the height of the bottom:

tan55= hb/20 solve for hb

Calculate the height for the top

tan 58=ht/20 calculte ht

The difference between ht and hb is the height of the flagpole.

Thank You

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