Posted by **SASA** on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 11:31am.

Suppose the angle of elevation to the top of a tree is 47 degrees. If you are standing 28 feet from the tree, how tall is the tree? Type your numerical answer only in the answer box. Round your answer to the nearest tenth!

The tree is _____ feet tall.

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 5:27pm
Did you make your diagram?

Which trig ratio do you think will fit your situation?

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**asd**, Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 2:34am
25

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**Kara**, Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 12:17pm
30. How i did it tan 47= x/28

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**SmarterThanYou**, Friday, June 1, 2012 at 7:07am
You'd have to know how tall the frickin' person is that is looking at the tree.

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