Precalculus

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

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. it's exactly 60/√(60^2+85^2)

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  2. .58

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. trigonometry ans.

    At a point on the ground 50 feet from the foot of a tree, the angle of elevation to the top of the tree is 53°. Find the height of the tree to the nearest foot. I got 50xtan53 = 66.35 nearest foot ? would I use tan or sin since

  2. Math

    Use similar triangle to solve. A person who is 6 feet tall standing 140 feet from the base of a tree and the tree casts a 150 foot shadow. The person's shadow is 10 feet in length. What is the height of the tree?

  3. Geometry

    George, who is 6.25-feet tall, needs to know the height of a tree that he is going to cut down. He notices that he casts a 10-foot shadow when the tree casts a 28-foot shadow. The height of the tree is feet tall. Enter only the

  4. Geometry

    When the angle of elevation to the sun is 52 degrees, a tree casts a shadow that is 9 meters long. what is the height of the tree? round to the nearest tenth of a meter

  1. prealgebra

    At the same time that a 60-foot tall building casts a shadow that is 21.5 feet long, a nearby tree casts a shadow that is 18 feet long. Which measure is closest to the height of the tree?

  2. math

    A tree casts a shadow that is 20 feet long. The angle of elevation from the end of the shadow to the top of tree is 66 degrees. Determine the height of the tree, to the nearest foot.

  3. Math

    At a certain time, a verical pole 10 feet tall casts a 14-foot shadow. What is the angle of elevation of the sun to the nearest degree?

  4. maths

    A tree casts a shadow of 34 feet at the time when a 3-foot tall casts a shadow of 1.7 feet. what is the height of the tree?

  1. math

    A tree casts a shadow that is 20 feet long. The angle of elevation from the end of the shadow to the top of tree is 66 degrees. Determine the height of the tree, to the nearest foot.

  2. Math

    Use similar triangles to solve. A person who is 6 feet tall is standing 108 feet from the base of a​ tree, and the tree casts a 120 foot shadow. The​ person's shadow is 12 feet in length. What is the height of the​ tree?

  3. math

    At the time that a 55 foot tall tree casts a shadow that is 32 feet long, a nearby woman is 5.5 feet tall. Which measure is the closest to the length of the shadow she will cast?

  4. ALGERBRA

    A TREE CASTS A SHADOW 12 FEET LONG. AT THE SAME TIME A VERTICAL ROD 8 FEET HIGH CASTS A SHADOW THAT IS 6 FEET LONG. HOW TALL IS THE TREE

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.