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Homework Help: trig

Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 7:50pm.

A survey team is trying to estimate the height of a mountain above a level plain. From one point on the plain, they observe that the angle of elevation to the top of the mountain is 24. From a point 1000 feet closer to the mountain along the plain, they find that the angle of elevation is 27.
How high (in feet) is the mountain?

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