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A straight road slopes at an angle of 10 degrees with the horizontal. When the angle of elevation of the sun (from horizontal) is 62.5 degrees, a telephone pole at the side of the road casts a 15 foot shadow downhill, parallel to the road. How high is the telephone pole?

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    A straight road slopes at an angle of 10° with the horizontal.When the angle of elevation of the sun is 62.5°,a telephone pole at the side of the road casts a 15-foot shadow downhill,parallel to the road.How high is the telephone pole?

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    16.7 ft

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