Posted by **Lee** on Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 4:39pm.

If someone could tell me if this is correct, it would really help me out.

Problem: A statue 20 feet high stands on top of a base. From a point in front of the statue, the angle of elevation to the top of the statue is 48 degrees, and the angle of elevation to the bottom of the statue is 42 degrees. How tall is the base?

Solution: I am getting 85.7 feet, when rounding to the nearest tenth. Is this correct?

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Trigonometry - a flagpole 25 feet tall stands on a top of a building. from a ...
- Trigonometry - a flagpole 25 feet tall stands on a top of a building. from a ...
- trigonometry - Can you tell me if these answer is correct. 1. From a boat on the...
- Precalculus - 1. A man stands 12 feet from a statue. The angle of elevation from...
- trigonometry - a flagpole 25 feet high stands on the top of a tower, which is ...
- algebra - Can someone please help me??? A line from the top of a cliff to the ...
- geometry - A 5-foot tall girl stands 15 feet from a statue. She must look at an ...
- trigonometry - The angle of elevation of the top of a tower to point A on the ...
- math - you are standing 15 feet from a statue the angle of the elevation from ...
- Trigonometry - A vertical pole 40 feet tall stands on a hillside that makes an ...