# algebra

posted by Justyn

If you are standing 85 ft from the base of a flagpole, and determine that at ground level, you would need to look up at a 30° angle to see the top of the flagpole, how tall is the flagpole? Round the height to tenths.

1. Steve

h/85 = tan 30° = 1/√3

h = 85/√3 = 49.1 ft

2. Anonymous

3x+7=-2x-8

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