# MATH HELP!!!!

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A searchlight located 200 meters from a weather office is shined directly overhead. If the angle of elevation to the spot of light on the clouds is 35°, how high is the cloud ceiling? Round to the nearest hundredth.

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tanThata=h/200

h=200*tan35

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Tan35. H
---------- = --------
1. 200

140.04m

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