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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?

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    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°

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