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From a boat on the river below a dam, the angle of elevation to the top of the dam is 29deg6'. If the dam is 2430 feet above the level of the river, how far is the boat from the base fo the dam(to the nearest foot)?
my answer came out as 4366 feet.
am i right:(

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    yup, very good.

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