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Whats the height of a flagpole if a student stand 37feet from it and determines the angle of elevation to be 34degrees and her eyes are 5.3 feet from the ground(round to the nearest whole number)

  1. Henry

    tan34 = Y/X = Y/37.
    Y = 37*tan34 = 25 Ft.
    Ht. = Y + 5.3 = 25 + 5.3 = 30.3 Ft.

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