math/trig
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?

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°