Posted by **Anna** on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 5:42pm.

A ranger spots a forest fire while on a 45-meter observation tower. The angle of depression from the tower to the fire is 12 degrees. To the nearest meter, how far is the fire from the base of the tower?

IS THE ANSWER 212 meters

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**bobpursley**, Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 6:10pm
54/d= tan12

d= 54/tan12

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