Sunday

November 23, 2014

November 23, 2014

Posted by **Katy** on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:35pm.

HELP PLEASE!

- Math -
**Reiny**, Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:13pmSo you want the angle at the top of the triangle where the pole touches the tree.

then the "opposite" is 3 and the adjacent is 8

looks like a tan relationship

tanØ = 3/8

Ø = 20.56°

- Math -
**Steve**, Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10:07amLooks to me like a sin/cos relationship: the 8 is the hypotenuse

sinØ = 3/8

Ø = 22.02°

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

ALGEBA - A POLE IS LEANING AGANIST A TREE SO THAT THE TOP OF THE POLE IS AT A ...

college - The angle of elevation from point A to the top of a vertical pole is ...

trig - Because of prevailing winds, a tree grew so that it was leaning 4 degrees...

math - an oak tree grows 500 meters north of the bottom of a rectangular park. ...

geometry - A student notices that the shadows of a sign and a tree lie among the...

Math - A 5.0 m tree is leaning 5° from the vertical. To prevent it from leaning ...

geometry - a 30 foot ladder leaning against a vertical wall makes an angle of 81...

physics - if im standing 28 meters from a tree....the tree is leaning 7 degrees ...

Geometry - a 31 meter pole breaks and the tip touches the ground 10 meters from ...

math - An electric pole is supported to stand vertically on a level ground by a ...