Posted by **tori** on Friday, February 17, 2012 at 3:12pm.

A tree is growing at an angle out of the ground, 15°17' from vertical. Standing 10 ft away from the base, the angle to the top of the tree is 25°17'. What is the height of the tree?

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**Steve**, Friday, February 17, 2012 at 3:42pm
Depends - is the tree leaning toward you or away from you?

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**Reiny**, Friday, February 17, 2012 at 4:52pm
or, for an even more interesting scenario ...

the tree could be leaning sideways.

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