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find the angle of wlevation of the sun when a 12.5 meter tall telephone pole casts an 18 meter long shadow?

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    Draw a rt. triangle. The ver side is the telephone pole and the hor side is
    the shadow.

    tanA = 12.5/18 = 0.6944,
    A = 34.8 Deg.

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