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A tree stands 75feet tall and cast a shadow that is 50feet long. What is the angle of elevation from where the shadow ends and the top of the tree

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    tan Θ= opposite/ adjacent

    = height of the tree/ shadow length
    = 75/50
    =1.5
    Θ = tan ^-1(1.5)
    Θ = 56°

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