# trig

posted by .

a tower standing on level ground is due north of piont N and due west of point W, a distance 1,500 feet from N. If the angles of elevation of the top of the tower as measured from N and W are 8 and 11, respectively, find the height of the tower.

• trig -

(H/tan8º)^2 + (H/tan11º)^2 = 1500^2

• trig -

Y

## Similar Questions

1. ### MATH!!!!

The CN Tower is 553m high. A person in a boat on Lake Ontario, at a point B due south of the tower, observes the top (T) of the tower at an angle of elevation of 8 degrees. At the same time, another person, at a point C on a bearing …
2. ### trig is killing me...

the angles of elevation of a tower at two places due west of it are 63 degrees and 56 degrees. given that the foot of the tower and the two points are on ground level and the distance between the two points is 20 meters, find the height …
3. ### Trig

From a point P on level ground, the angle of elevation of the top of a tower is 27°10'. From a point 23.0 meters closer to the tower and on the same line with P and the base of the tower, the angle of elevation of the top is 51°30'. …
4. ### TRIG Help help help test tommarow

A TV tower stands on top of the Empire State building. From a point (on the ground) 1150 feet from the base of the building, the angle of elevation to the top of the TV tower is 52 degrees. If the building is 1250 feet tall, what is …
5. ### Trig

The angle of elevation from a point on the ground to the top of a tower is 37deg5'. The angle of elevation from a point 120 feet farther back from the tower is 29deg5'. Find the height of the tower (to the nearest foot).
6. ### math - trig

The tallest television transmitting tower in the world is in North Dakota, and it is 2059 feet tall. If you are on level ground exactly 5280 feet (one mile) from the base of the tower, what is your angle of elevation looking up at …
7. ### Trigonometry

A 30foot flagstaff is fixed in the center of a circular tower 40 feet in diameter. From a point in the same horizontal plane as the foot of the tower the angles of elevation of the top of the flagstaff and the top of the tower are …
8. ### trigonometry

Mickey determines that the angle of elevation from his position to the top of the tower is 52°. He measures the angle of elevation again from a point 47 meters farther from the tower and finds to be 31°. Both positions are due East …
9. ### MAth Igcse

The angle of elevation of the top of a tower is 27 degrees from point A due east of it. The angle of elevation of the top of the tower is 11 degrees from another point B due south of the tower. Find the height of the tower if the distance …
10. ### MAth Igcse

The angle of elevation of the top of a tower is 27 degrees from point A due east of it. The angle of elevation of the top of the tower is 11 degrees from another point B due south of the tower. Find the height of the tower if the distance …

More Similar Questions