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Posted by **john** on Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11:18pm.

flagpole and at what angle is the shadow twice as long?

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**Steve**, Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 10:59amif 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°

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