Law of cosines

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A tree on a hillside casts a shadow 215 ft down the hill. If the angle of inclination of the hillside is 22 degree to the horizontal and the angle of elevation of the sun is 52 degreess, find the height of the tree.

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sorry this is law of sines. sorry for the confusion.

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