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Wendy spots a pizza delivery car as she is looking down at a 15° angle from the top of her apartment building, which is 145 ft tall. How far away is the car from the base of the building? Round to the nearest hundredth.

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looks like a straight-forward right-angled triangle trig question.

tan75° = x/145
x = 145tan75
= 541.15

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thanks dude :)

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