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The top of a tree makes angles s and t with Points K and L on the ground, respectively, such that the angles are complementary. Point K is x meters and Point L is y meters from the base of the tree.



A)In terms of x and y, find the height of the tree. Include your work.
B)If t = 38° and y = 3 meters, calculate the height of the tree, rounded to two decimal places.

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asked by Kristin
  1. A. Tan t = h/Y, h = Y*Tan t

    B. Tan38 = h/3.
    h = 3*Tan38 = 2.34 m.

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    posted by Henry

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