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Homework Help: pre-cal

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

A survey team is trying to estimate the height of a mountain above a level plain. From one point on the plain, they observe that the angle of elevation to the top of the mountain is . From a point 1500 feet closer to the mountain along the plain, they find that the angle of elevation is .
How high (in feet) is the mountain?

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