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The angle of elevation of the top of a flagpole is 64 degrees from a point 32m away from the foot of the flagpole.Find the angle of elevation of a flag halfway up the flagpole from the point correct to the nearest degree.

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  1. the height h can be found using
    h/32 = tan 64°
    so, tanθ = (h/2)/32 = h/64 = 1/2 tan64°
    θ = 45.7°

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  2. h/32=tan 64
    1/2tan64
    45.7

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