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Posted by **shelby** on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 4:20pm.

1-what is the angle of elevation to the street light ?

2- how high is the street light

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 5:04pmThe angle is given by her height, and shadow length. tanTheta= 1.5/1.8

You can to the second by similar triangles

h/1.5=1.8/(5+1.8)

check that.

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