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what is the angle of elevation of the sun if the shadow of a 5'7" tall man is half the length of his height?

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    Y = 67 in.
    X = 67/2 = 33.5 in.

    Tan A = Y/X = 67/33.5 = 2.0
    A = 63.43o.

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