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At a point on the ground 50 feet from the front of a tree, the angle of elevation to the top of the tree is 48 degrees. Find the height of the tree.

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  1. the tree is opposite the angle and the 50 feet is adjacent to the tree.

    opposite/adjacent = tangent

    x/50 = tan 48.

    Find tan 48 and multiple by 50 to find "x" which is the height of the tree.

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