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An A-frame house is 40 feet high and 30 feet wide. Find the angle that the roof makes with the floor. Round the angle nearest degree.

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1. Assuming that the peak of the house is in the centre of the width.
tanØ = 40/15 = 8/3
Ø = appr 69°

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