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Posted by **liz** on Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 8:38pm.

a.) How hight is the tree?

b.) How far from the building is this tree?

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**drwls**, Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at 9:17amLet X be the distance from building t tree. H = tree height. Solve this set of equations:

H/X = tan 22

(150-H)/X = tan 50

(150-H)/H = tan 50/tan 22

This can be solved for H, using algebra and trig functions. Once you know H, solve for X.

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