A tower casts a 235-foot-long shadow. If the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tower is 66.3°, how high is the tower? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
Math Help in need of urgent assistance - Reiny, Monday, December 13, 2010 at 5:08pm
h/235 = tan 66.3°
h = 235 (tan 66.3°)
you do the button-pushing, make sure your calculator is set to degrees.