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Posted by Alicia on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 4:05pm.

5. The Leaning Tower of Pisa leans toward the south at an angle of 5.5 degrees. One day near noon its shadow was measured to be 84.02m long and the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the following, assume that the Tower is like a pole stuck in the ground, that is, it has negligible width.

a. Determine the slant of the tower

b. How high is the tip of the tower above ground?

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