posted by shanda .
a vertical pole 3 meters tall casts a shadow 1.8 meters long. what is the angle of the elevation of rhe sun to the nearest minute?
Did you make a diagram?
let the angle be Ø, then 3 is opposite, and 1.8 is adjacent
tanØ = 3/1.8 = 1.666667
Ø = 59.0°