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A 5-foot tall girl stands 15 feet from a statue. She must look at an angle of 60 degrees to see the top of the statue. Approximately how tall is the statue?

  • geometry -

    tan60 = Y/15,
    Y = 15tan60 = 8.66 Ft.

    h = 5 + 8.66 = 13.66 Ft. = Height of
    statue.

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