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A tower casts a 235-foot-long shadow. If the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the tower is 66.3°, how high is the tower? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)

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h/235 = tan 66.3°
h = 235 (tan 66.3°)
= ....

you do the button-pushing, make sure your calculator is set to degrees.

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