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Posted by **ramla** on Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 2:19pm.

How high (in feet) is the mountain?

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 2:37pmdraw the picture. Draw the triangles.

triangleOuter: set base to b. Heigth h, angle given, so tangent is given.

h=btanTheta1

TriangleInner: set base to b-1500, height h, angle tiven.

h=(b-1500)tanTheta2

solve for h.

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