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Posted by **marie rose** on Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 3:48pm.

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**Bosnian**, Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 7:29pmDraw right triangle and high marked wid h, lenght of shadow marked wit s.

Angle off 66° betwen horizontal line and sloping line mark with á.

Then:

tan(á)=h/s

h=s*tan(á)

h=20*tan(66°)=20*2.246037=44.92074ft

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**Bosnian**, Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 7:32pmIn My answer á mean Greek letter Alpha

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**Anonymous**, Monday, May 2, 2011 at 12:16pmIf the height of the building is 250 feet,the angle of the shadow is 49 degress, what is the distance from the top of a building to the tip of its shadow?

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