# Precalculus

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A 60-foot tree casts a shadow 85 feet long. The sine of the angle of elevation of the top of the tree to the sun is approximately ___.
A. .82
B. .75
C. .58
D. .33

• Precalculus -

it's exactly 60/√(60^2+85^2)

• Precalculus -

.58

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