# Trig

Charo is 50 feet from the tallest totem pole, located in Alberta Bay, Canada, which has a height of 173 feet. If Charo’s eyes are 5 feet from the ground, find the angle to the nearest degree of elevation for her line of sight to the top of the totem.

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1. The angle is θ, where

tanθ = (173-5)/50

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