# pre-calc

jessica is standing 2 miles from the center of the base of pikes peak and looking at the summit of the mountain which is 1.4 miles from the base, what angle of elevation is jessica looking at the summit of the mountain?

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1. tan x = 1.4/2
x = 35 degrees

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