Friday

July 25, 2014

July 25, 2014

Posted by **marvin** on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 10:55pm.

- Trigonometry -
**Reiny**, Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 12:21amMake a sketch.

I have a triangle ABC, where BC is the ground, AC is the tower.

Angle B = 60°, angle C = 84.5°, making angle A = 35.5°

by Sine Law:

BC/sin 35.5° = 179/sin 60°

I get BC = 120.026

So the shadow of the tower is 120 ft long

- Trigonometry -
**obieey**, Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:39pmthe angle of elevation of the sun is 31 degrees. find the lenght of the shadow, to the nearest foot, of a man that is 6feet tall.

**Related Questions**

math - Can someone please take a look at these results and make sure they're ...

Math - 5. The Leaning Tower of Pisa leans toward the south at an angle of 5.5 ...

Math - 1. A rangers tower is located 44m from a tall tree. From the top of the ...

Trigonometry - The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy leans because it was built on ...

math trigonometry - two office towers are 31 m apart. From the top of the ...

Calculus - The CN Tower is 553 m tall. A person is south of the tower, in a ...

Math - The leaning tower of Pisa is 55.9 m tall and leans 5.5 degrees from the ...

math - A radio tower stands on the top of a hill that is 85 feet high. From the ...

Math - to measure the height of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, a person stands away ...

math - two office towers are 31 m apart. From the top of the shorter tower, the ...