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You are standing 46 meters from the base of a building. You estimate that the angle of elevation to the top of the 86th floor (the observatory) is 82°. If the total height of the building is another 121 meters above the 86th floor, what is the approximate height of the building?

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  1. height = base* tan(82)
    46 * 7.11536 = 327.31
    327.32 + 121 = 448.31 meters

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  2. Correction: 327.31 + 121 = 448.31 meter*

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