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Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 9:49pm.

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**helper**, Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 10:13pmIf I am understanding this picture,

a right triangle is formed with angle A = 50 degrees and side b = 23 (15 + 8).

You need the length of a, which is the streetlamp.

tan A = opp/adj = a/b = a/23

tan 50 = a/23

1.19 = a/23

Solve for a, for your answer

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 9:56pm27.37

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