Posted by **Keith** on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 2:36am.

Because of prevailing winds, a tree grew so that it was leaning 4 degrees from the vertical. At a point, 35 meters from the tree, the angle of elevation to the top of the tree is 23 degrees. Find the height h of the tree

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**drwls**, Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 2:44am
The distance to the top of the tree is 35 tan 23, regardless of the leaning of the tree.

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**drwls**, Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 7:34am
It they want the LENGTH of the tree, then the 4 degree tilt can ba accounted for by dividing the height by cos 4 = 0.99756 That is only 0.25% more than the height.

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