Posted by **Rutba** on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 6:36pm.

A 5.0 m tree is leaning 5° from the vertical. To prevent it from leaning any farther, a stake needs to be fastened 2 m from the top of the tree at an angle of 60°with the ground. How far from the base of the tree, to the nearest metre, must the stake be?

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