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Posted by **Ashley** on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 6:46pm.

A. 56 feet

B. 43 feet

C. 53 feet

D. 46 feet

I HAVE BEEN WORKING ON THIS FOREVER! please help me :( i don't know what i am doing wrong and none of my answers are any of these.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 7:14pmWorking forever?

takes about 30 seconds

make a sketch, let the height be h

tan 26° 35' = h/85

h = 85 tan 26.58333..° = 42.5339 ft

or according to the choices given, 43 feet

26° 35' = 26 + 35/60 = 26.583333..

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