Posted by David on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 2:06am.
Whats the height of a flagpole if a student stand 37feet from it and determines the angle of elevation to be 34degrees and her eyes are 5.3 feet from the ground(round to the nearest whole number)

Trig  Henry, Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 4:39pm
tan34 = Y/X = Y/37.
Y = 37*tan34 = 25 Ft.
Ht. = Y + 5.3 = 25 + 5.3 = 30.3 Ft.