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A contractor needs to know the height of a building to estimate the cost of a job. From a point 84 feet away from the base of the building, the angle of elevation to the top of the building is found to be 44 degrees and 23'. Find the height of the building. Round your answer to the hundredths place.

  1. Steve

    h/84 = tan 44 deg 23 min.

    h = 82.21 ft

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