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Posted by **berriengk** on Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 10:24am.

This problem is tricky because I don't know the distance point A is from the base. Point B would be a distance of 600ft.+ the distance of point A, I think.

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 10:43amheigth=A*tan61

height=B*tan32

where A and B are the distances from the tower. B-A=600 or B=600+A

subtract equation 2 from 1

height-height=0=Atan61-(600+A)tan32

solve for A

then, solve for height.

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**maria**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 7:47pmA 200 ft guy wire is attached to the top of a tower.If the wire makes a 55 grados angle with the ground, how tall is the tower?

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