# algebra 2

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a tree casts a shadow of 34 feet. the angle of th elevation of the sun is 52. what is the height of the tree?

• algebra 2 -

90 -52 = 38
law of sines
sin38/34 = sin52/h
h = 34 sin52/sin38
h = 43.5
or
tan 52 = h/34
h = 43.5

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