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Posted by **joey** on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 10:38pm.

the hill. Find the height of the tree (in feet) if the slope of the hill is 8 degrees

and the angle of elevation of the sun from the horizontal is 50degrees.

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**Steve**, Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 10:28amsee whether you can figure how I developed the required formula for the height h of the tree:

h = 121(cos8°tan50° - sin8°) = 126 ft

Draw a diagram and figure out some of the distances.

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