Posted by **Abbey** on Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 8:38am.

A cable that is used to support a 76 foot tower is secured to the ground 31 feet from the base of the tower. Find the angle of elevation to the nearest degree that the cable makes with the ground. Answer choices: 22 degrees, 24 degrees, or 68 degrees.

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**Dr Russ**, Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 8:44am
Use tan(angle)= 76/31

which is greater than 1, so the angle must be greater than 45 degrees. there is only one choice greater than 45 degrees.

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**Bit** plz **, Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 1:11pm
ok its more than 45 degrees

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