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The angle of depression from the top of a 320 foot office building to the top of a 200 foot office building is 55degrees. How far apart are the two buildings?

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    Tangent(35) = d/120 making
    d = 120(tan35)

    ..........or

    tan(55) = 120/d making
    d = 120/tan55.

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