Monday
July 28, 2014

Homework Help: Algebra

Posted by Victoria on Sunday, December 6, 2009 at 2:08pm.

A surveyor is standing 115 feet from the base of the Washington Monument. The sureyor measures the angle of elevation to the top of the monument as 78.3. How tall is the Washington Monument?

The answer's 555 feet, but I'm not sure how to get it. Can you explain?

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

early trig - A monument stands on level ground. The angle of elevation of the ...
math - The Washington Monument is 169 meters high. Find the angle of elevation ...
math - The Washington Monument is the tallest structure in Washington D.C. At ...
geometry - Marc is visiting washington dc he wants to know the height of the ...
Art - This American monument was inspired by Ramsesí Abu Simbel. Washington ...
trig - A man standing 9 meters above the ground observes the angles of elevation...
trig - A man standing 9 meters above the ground observes the angles of elevation...
algebra - The Eiffel Tower is 497 feet taller than the Washington monument. If ...
Math - Jack is standing next to a monument in the city square. His shadow is 18 ...
Pre-Calculus - A surveyor measures the distance between buildings X and Y as ...

Search
Members