Posted by john on .
A flagpole casts a shadow 44 ft with the sun angle of elevation is 60.5 degrees. Find the height of the
flagpole and at what angle is the shadow twice as long?

math/trig 
Steve,
if the flagpole has height h,
h/44 = tan 60.5°
h = 77.77
now you want the angle x where
77.77/88 = tan x
x = 41.5°