# trig

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A tower is supported by a guy wire from the top of the tower to the ground 16 ft from its base. The
wire makes an angle of 62 with the ground. The length of the wire is

a. 30.09 ft
b. 18.12 ft
c. 28.41 ft
d. 34.08 ft

• trig -

cos 62 = 16/L

L = 16 / cos 62 = 34.08

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