geometry
posted by north pitt on .
A 5foot tall girl stands 15 feet from a statue. She must look at an angle of 60 degrees to see the top of the statue. Approximately how tall is the statue?

tan60 = Y/15,
Y = 15tan60 = 8.66 Ft.
h = 5 + 8.66 = 13.66 Ft. = Height of
statue.