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a smokestack is 190 feet high. a guy wire must be fastened to the stack 30.0 feet from the top. the guy wire makes an angle of 39.0deg with the ground. find the length of the guy wire

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  1. as always, draw a diagram. You can easily see that the length w is

    (190-30)/w = sin 39°

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  3. A smokestack is 180 ft high. A guy wire must be fastened to the stack 30.0 ft from the top. The guy wire makes an angle of 42.0° with the ground. Find the length of the guy wire?

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