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posted by David on .
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)

tan34 = Y/X = Y/37.
Y = 37*tan34 = 25 Ft.
Ht. = Y + 5.3 = 25 + 5.3 = 30.3 Ft.