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Posted by Marie on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 8:07pm.

A tunnel for a new highway is to be cut through a mountain that is 260 feet high. At a distance of 200 feet from the base of the mountain, the angle of elevation is 36 degrees. From a distance of 150 feet on the other side of the mountain, the angle of elevation is 47 degrees. Approximate the length of the tunnel to the nearest foot.

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