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Posted by **Chetan Munsell** on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 10:02am.

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 11:06amdraw the figure. You have two triangles. let x be the distance to the closer point, from the building.

Tan48=h/x

Tan39=h/(x+50)

or

x=h/tan48 and

x=h/tan39 -50

set them equal, and solve for h.

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