Posted by **Junior** on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 4:04pm.

A tree that is 100 feet tall casts a shadow that is 150 feet long. Determine the angle at which the rays of the sun hit the ground, to the nearest degree.

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**Steve**, Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 4:07pm
θ = tan^{ -1}(100/150)

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