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A pine tree casts a 12-meter shadow on level ground. The angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tree is 50 degrees. To the nearest tenth of a meter, what is the height of the pine tree? Explain

  • math - , Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 10:46pm

    a simple trig problem

    tan 50ยบ = h/12
    h = 12tan50
    = ....

  • math - , Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 10:49pm

    thank you!

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