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Posted by on Friday, March 9, 2012 at 1:42pm.

A man is sitting by a pool. He looks up at an angle of elevation of 18 degrees at a bird in a nest at the top of a tall tree. Since the man is 200 feet from the bird's tree. How tall is the tree?

  • Geometry - , Friday, March 9, 2012 at 3:59pm

    looks like simple tangent

    tan 18° = height/200
    height = 200tan18° = 64.98 or appr 65 ft

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