how is building a skyscraper today simular to and different from the building of the pyramids

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1. science help plzzz

how is building a skyscraper today simular to and different from the building of the pyramids
2. science

how is building a skyscraper today simular to and different from the building of the pyramids(anykind of pyrsmids) Thnx
3. Geometry

Just really quick, my friend and I disagree on this problem. I got 1997 and he got 721.033 4. A surveryor is standing on horizontal ground level with the base of a skyscraper. The angle formed by the line segment from his position to the top of the skyscraper is 31 degrees. ...
4. physics

A superhero is running toward a skyscraper to stop a villain from getting away. As he is moving, he looks up at the top of the building and his line of sight makes a 33.0° angle with the ground. After having moved 300 m, he looks at the top of the building again, and notices ...
5. physics

Stones are thrown horizontally, with the same initial velocity, from the tops of two different buildings, A and B. The stone from building A lands 4 times as far from the base of the building as does the stone from building B. What is the ratio of building A's height to ...
6. physics

Stones are thrown horizontally, with the same initial velocity, from the tops of two different buildings, A and B. The stone from building A lands 4 times as far from the base of the building as does the stone from building B. What is the ratio of building A's height to ...
7. physics

A building has become accidentally contaminated with radioactivity. The longest-lived material in the building is strontium-90. (The atomic mass of Sr is 89.9077 u.) If the building initially contained 4.8 kg of this substance and the safe level is less than 10.0 counts/min, ...
8. differential calculus

a man 6 ft tall is walking toward a building at the rate of 4 ft/sec. if there is a light on the ground 40 ft from the building, how fast is the man's shadow on the building growing shorter when he is 30 ft from the building?
9. Math Check 2 ?s quick

The angle of elevation to the top of a 20-story skyscraper is measured to be 10 from a point on the ground 1,500 feet from the building. Find the height of the skyscraper in feet, correct to three decimal places. (Points : 5) 260.47 73.86 972.54 264.49 <-- Let f(x) = sin-1x...
10. Trigonometry

A building is 50 feet high. At a distance away from the building, an observer notices that the angle of elevation to the top of the building is 41 degrees. How far is the observer from the base of the building?
11. Math

A pirate is on a hill looking at a building. The building is 400 feet tall. The angle of elevation from the pirate to the building is 4° and the angle of depression from the pirate to the bottom of the building is 2°. What is the shortest distance the pirate will need to ...
12. Math

From the window of one building, Matt finds the angle of elevation of the top of a second building is 33° and the angle of depression to the bottom of the same building is 55°. The buildings are 25 meters apart. Find the height of the second building to the nearest meter.
13. Trigonometry

From a window of one building, the angle of depression to the base of the second building is 29.5, and the angle of elevation to the top is 47.833333. If the building are 200m apart, how high is the second building?
14. math

john is standing 100 metres away from a building.the angle of elevationto the top of the building is8 degrees .He now walks straight away from the building.When he stopes,the angle of elevation is only 1 degree and 48 seconds.How far away is now from the base of the building.
15. math

john is standing 100 metres away from a building.the angle of elevationto the top of the building is8 degrees .He now walks straight away from the building.When he stopes,the angle of elevation is only 1 degree and 48 seconds.How far away is now from the base of the building.
16. math

building A is 180 feet shorter than building B. The total height of the two building is1480 feet. find the length of each building
17. College Trigonometry

From a point 200 yards from the foot of a building, the angle of elevation to the top of the building is 37 degrees. Find the measure of the angles of the triangle formed by the building, the ground, and the line of sight to the top of the building?
18. Math

A platform and a building are on thesame plane. The angle of depression of the bottom(c) of the building from is 39degree. The angle of elevation of the top(o) of the building From the top of the platform is 56. Given that the distance between the foot of the platform and that...
19. Physics

A ball is thrown at an angle of 37.1degrees above the horizontal from a point on the top of a building and 60m from the edge of the building. It just misses the edge of the building and continues on towards the ground. The building is 50m high. At what speed was the ball ...
20. precal

A contractor needs to know the height of a building to estimate the cost of a job. From a point 84 feet away from the base of the building, the angle of elevation to the top of the building is found to be 44 degrees and 23'. Find the height of the building. Round your answer ...
21. trig

A man is between two tall buildings 8m away from the taller building. If the angle of the top of the building from where he stans bears N 8degrees W for the taller one and N 12degrees E for other. How far is he from the other building if the taller building is 6/5 as to the other
22. PHYSICS

A pebble is tossed off a skyscraper and reaches the groung 7.65 seconds later. How tall is this building? 7.65 s x 9.8 m/s^2 = 74.97 meters????? Not sure if I did this right? Thanks
23. Math

A man standing on top of a 100 foot building sites the top of a nearby building at an angle of elevation of 3.14/8. If he knows the nearby building is 160 feet high,what is his horizontal distance from that building.
24. math

A window in a building is 15.0m above the ground. From this window the angle of elevation to the top of the second building is 32degrees and the angle of depression to the bottom of the second building is 17degrees. What is the height of the second building? -diagram needed ...

An office building worth \$1 million when completed in 2000 is being depreciated linearly over 80 years. What will be the book value of the building in 2048? (Assume the scrap value is \$0.) a. The book value of the building in 2048 will be \$200,000. b. The book value of the ...
26. Maths

A platform and building are on thesame plane. The of angle of depression of the bottom(c) of the building from the top(a) of the platform is 39degree. The angle of elevation of the top(o)of the building from the top of the platform is 56. Given that the distance between the ...
27. World civilization

Which period of Egyptian history was known for building pyramids
28. Physics

A ball is thrown horizontally at 12.2 m/s from the roof of a building and lands 21.0 m from the base of the building. How high is the building?
29. physics

A ball thrown horizontally at 13.0m/s from the roof of a building lands 21.4m from the base of the building. How tall is the building?
30. Physics

A ball thrown horizontally at 22.3 m/s from the roof of a building lands 31.0 m from the base of the building. How high is the building?
31. physics

A ball thrown horizontally at 22.3 m/s from the roof of a building lands 31.0 m from the base of the building. How high is the building?
32. Trigonometry

From a point 35 m from a building and 2 m above the ground , the angle of elevation of the top of the building is observed to be 60° what the height of the building?
33. Physics

A ball thrown horizontally at 18.3 m/s from the roof of a building lands 36.3 m from the base of the building. How tall is the building?
34. math

35% in building A,20% in building B ,and 26% in building c what percent of employees are in building D
35. Physics(I Have No Idea!!) :)

A ball is thrown at 30 m/s horizontally off a building. it lands 100 meters from the base of the building. How high is the building?
36. Physics

A ball thrown horizontally at 21m/s from the roof of a building lands 24m from the base of the building. Now high is the building?
37. physics

A ball thrown horizontally at 17.0 m/s from the roof of a building lands 36.3 m from the base of the building. How tall is the building? could someone PLEASE tell me how to go about solving this problem!
38. Math

Fred was measuring the height of a building. He stood standing at some distance from the building and measured an angle of 38 degrees to the top of the building. He then walked 100 feet further away from the building and measured an angle of 34 degrees to the top. How tall is ...
39. algebra 2

If an observer is 200 ft from a building and the angle of elevationto the top of a building is 60°,what is the height of the building?
40. Math

If the floor plan of a new building is shown the building cost \$35.00 a saqure foot to construct you need to obtain insurance for the new building .how much insure?
41. Physics

A ball thrown horizontally at 22.2 m/s from the roof of a building lands 35.0 m from the base of the building. How high is the building? I have no idea how to even start this problem. Please help!
42. help with trigonometry??

Jacob is standing 112 m from a building. The angle of elevation when he looks up to the top of the building is 62°. How tall is the building? I don't really understand how to solve this, please help!!
43. physics

a man throws a rock horizontally off a building with an initial velocity of 22.4 m/s. it hits the ground 91.6 m from the building. how tall is the building? (positive value)
44. Physics

A ball is thrown horizontally at 18m/s from the roof of a building lands 28metre from the base of the building. Calculate the height of the building.
45. Precalculus

A 28 foot ladder just reaches the top of a building and forms an angle at 44. 4 degrees with the wall of the building. How many feet is the building tall?
46. Per Calculus

A surveyor is standing 50 feet from the base of a building. The angle of elevation to the top of the building is 60 degrees. Approximately how tall is the building?
47. math

a plat form and a building are on the same horizontal plane , the angle of depression of the bottom of the building from the top A of the platform is 39 degree. the angle of elevation of the top D of the building from the top of the platform is 56 degree. given that the ...
48. Math

Montreal's Marathon building is 395 m tall. From a point level with, and 148m from, the base of the building, what is the angle of elevation to the top of the building?
49. trig

The angle of elevation to the top of a very tall Building is found to be 9° from the ground at a distance of 1 mi from the base of the building. Using this information, find the height of the building.
50. trig

The angle of elevation to the top of a very tall Building is found to be 15° from the ground at a distance of 1 mi from the base of the building. Using this information, find the height of the building
51. trig

The angle of elevation to the top of a very tall Building is found to be 9° from the ground at a distance of 1 mi from the base of the building. Using this information, find the height of the building.
52. physics

A 0.5 kg rock is projected from the edge of the top of a building with an initial velocity of 9.66 m/s at an angle of 41 degrees. The building is 10.1 m in height. At what horizontal distance, x, from the base of the building will the rock strike the ground? Assume the ground ...
53. Calculus

A man 1.69 meters tall is walking towards a building at the rate of 1.5 meters per second. If there is a light on the ground 15 meter from the building, how fast is the man's shadow on the building growing shorter when he is 5 meters from the building.
54. Physics

In a scene in an action movie, a stunt man jumps from the top of one building to the top of another building 3.5 m away. After a running start, he leaps at an angle of 14 with respect to the flat roof while traveling at a speed of 5.6 m/s. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 ...
55. Trigonometry

Christian is between two tall buildings 10m away from the taller building if the angle of the top of the building from where he stands bears N8DEGREESW for the taller one and N10DEGREESE for other,how far is he from the other building if the taller building is 5/4 as tall as ...
56. Math

A person walks on the building.He slips 1m for every 5m he climbs. If the building is 53m high and he takes 5 seconds to climb 1m. Find the total time taken by him to get on the top of the building.
57. math

The angle of elevation to the top of a building is found to be 5 degrees from the ground at a distance of 4 miles from the base of the building. Find the height of the building to 4 decimal places.
58. college physics

A stone is thrown horizontally from the top of a building with a speed of 29.5 m/sec. It lands 56.3 meters from the base of the building. How long was it in the air, and how tall is the building?
59. Math

A person walks on the building.He slips 1m for every 5m he climbs. If the building is 53m high and he takes 5 seconds to climb 1m. Find the total time taken by him to get on the top of the building.
60. Math

Montreal’s Marathon building is 195m tall. From a point level with, and 48m away from, the base of the building, what is the angle of elevation of the top of the building, to the nearest degree?
61. Physics

A baseball is projected horizontally from the top of a building with an initial speed of 15 m/s. The ball strikes the ground 25 m from the base of the building. a. How long will it be in the air? b. How tall is the building?
62. Physics

A man chased by the army, leaps with speed 12 m/s at a 47 degree angle above the horizontal from the top of a building. If he lands 40.0 m from the base of the building, then finds the height of the building
63. Trigonometry

The angle of elevation to the top of a Building in New York is found to be 6 degrees from the ground at a distance of 1 mile from the base of the building. Using this information, find the height of the building.
64. Math

A person walks on the building.He slips 1m for every 5m he climbs. If the building is 53m high and he takes 5 seconds to climb 1m. Find the total time taken by him to get on the top of the building.
65. Math

A 14 FOOT LADDER IS LEANING AHAINST A BUILDING WITH THE BASE OF THE LADDDER 5 FEET FROK THE BUILDING HOW HIGH UP ON THE BUILDING WILL THE TOP OF THR LADDEE REACH?
66. pre calc

from a distance of 50 feet from the base building, the angle of elevation to the top of the building is 68 degrees. estimate the height of the building to the nearest foot. a.124 b.20 c.19 d.46 i think its d?
67. physics

In a scene in an action movie a person is being chased across a roof top. To escape, the person runs off the edge of the building and falls to the roof of a nearby shorter building. The tall building is 50m high, the short building is 40m high and there is a 5m gap in-between ...
68. urgent math

Paul is standing on a 39 m high building. The angle of elevation to the top of a taller building is 47 degrees and the angle of depression to the bottom of the same building is 36 degrees. What is the height of the taller building to the nearest tenth.
69. Algebra 2

Can someone please explain how to do this problem? A 450 foot tall building is near a shorter building. A person on top of the shorter building finds the angle of elevation of the roof of the taller building to be 25 degrees and the angle of depression of its base to be 35 ...
70. English

1. Write down the name of the building with a question mark. 2.Write down the name of the building marked with a question mark. 3. Write down the name of the building having a question mark. 4. Write down the name of the building which has a question mark. (Situatation:There ...
71. math

a building casts a 25 foot shadow on a sunny day. If the angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the building is 65 degrees, what is the height of the building to the nearest tenth of a foot? I did tan =x/25 x=25tan65 x=53.61267301 x=53.6 feet the height of...
72. trig

Question Part Points Submissions Used The angle of elevation to the top of a very tall Building is found to be 7° from the ground at a distance of 1 mi from the base of the building. Using this information, find the height of the building.
73. Algebra 2 help its urgent please(:

Jacob is standing 112 m from a building. The angle of elevation when he looks up to the top of the building is 62°. How tall is the building? Enter your answer, rounded to the nearest tenth I'm really confused on this question
74. Triginometry

From the top of the Metro Building, the angle of elevation of the top of the Gammapro Building is 24° and the angle of depression to the foot of the Gammapro Building is 56°. If the buildings are 45 m apart, determine the height of each building to the nearest meter.
75. Math

From the top of the Metro Building, the angle of elevation of the top of the Gammapro Building is 24° and the angle of depression to the foot of the Gammapro Building is 56°. If the buildings are 45 m apart, determine the height of each building to the nearest meter.
76. Math

From the roof of a building, the angle of elevation of the top of a taller building is 37 degrees. The angle of depression of the base of the building is 28 degrees. The buildings are 21 m a part. Determine the height of the taller building
77. buildings

What was the first U.S. government building constructed? Your question is somewhat ambiguous. Are you asking about the first building used by the U.S. government? That's probably Carpenter's Hall in Philadelphia where the First Continental Congress met. It's still being used, ...
78. Math

A person walks on the building. He slips 1m for every 5m he climbs. If the building is 53m high and he takes 5 seconds to climb 1m . Find the total time taken by him to get on the top of the building . Please- solve this problem using integers.
79. Pre Calc

To determine the height of the Louisiana-Pacific (LP) Tower, the tallest building in Conroe, Texas, a surveyor stands at a point on the ground, level with the base of the LP building. She measures the point to be 320ft from the building's base and the angle of elevation to the...
80. physics

Joel is walking down a street and sees a 115 ft tall building in front of him. He stops 190 feet from the base of the building at the tip of the building's shadow. Round answers to three decimal places.
81. Physics

A ball is shot from the top of a building with an initial velocity of 20 m/s at an angle θ = 39° above the horizontal. If a nearby building is the same height and 55 m away, how far below the top of the building will the ball strike the nearby building?
82. physics

Batman is standing on top of a 201 m tall building. He kicks off the building with a horizontal velocity of 10 m/s. Joker is driving a car towards the building at 40 m/s. What is batman's velocity at the point of impact (with respect to the ground)? How far away from the ...
83. First US Government Building

What was the first government building constructed? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. This may or may NOT be what you need: http://www.nps.gov/archive/paav/building.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Washington,_D.C. It was the first White house, ...
84. maths

The scale of a floor plan is 1:200 in the scale diahgram, the width of the building is 14cms . Calculate the width of the building in metres The length of the building is 32m. Calculate the lenght of the building in scale diagram in centimetres
85. physics

A rock is projected from the edge of the top of a building with an initial velocity of 19.6 m/s at an angle of 31 degrees above the horizontal. The rock strikes the ground a horizontal distance of 77 m from the base of the building. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2.(...
86. trigonometry

A pedestrian is an between two tall building, from a point 10 meter high on the first building, the angle of depression of the pedestrian is 20°,10' from the same point, the angle of elevation of the top of the second building is 15°,20'. If the two building are 40 meter ...
87. Precalculus

To estimate the height of a building, two students find the angle of elevation from a point (at ground level) down the street from the building to the top of the building is 33 degrees. From a point that is 300 feet closer to the building, the angle of elevation (at ground ...
88. Math 11

Chung-ho is standing on the top of a building that is 135 m talk. The angle of depression to the top of the building next door is 71 degrees. The angle of depression to the basebof the building is 77 degrees. The building are 31 m apart. How talk is the other building?
89. a.u.d senior high school mathematics

A girl is 160cm tall stands from the foot of a building. She finds that the angle of elevation of the top of the building is 27 degree. Calculate the height of the building to the nearest 1/2 meter. Give the solution
90. Physics Gr.11

Frank stands at the base of a building. He throws a 0.12kg rock straight up at a speed of 28m/s so that it rises to a maximum height of 12m above the top of the building and then falls straight down on the roof of the building. a) What is the height of the building? b) What is...
91. physics

Frank stands at the base of a building. He throws a 0.12kg rock straight up at a speed of 28m/s so that it rises to a maximum height of 12m above the top of the building and then falls straight down on the roof of the building. a) What is the height of the building? b) What is...
92. maths

An observer on top of a building 66 metres high,finds the angle of elevation to the top of a taller building to be 34 degrees.The angle of depression to the foot of the same building is 51 degrees.If the buildings are on the same ground level find the height of the taller ...
93. trig

At 2 points 95 ft apart on a horizontal line perpendicular to the front of a building, the angles of elevation of the top of the building are 25 degrees and 16 degrees. How tall is the building?
94. Math

Building A is 40m high.The angle of depression of the top of Building B from the top of A is 26 degrees.if the two buildings are 10m apart,find the height of building B
95. math

D angle of elevation of a building frm a measuring instruments placed on d ground is 30 degree if d building is 40m high, how far is d instrument frm d foot of d building.
96. physics

A person standing on top of a building throws a ball with a horizontal velocity of 14 m/s. If the ball strikes the ground 65 m from the base of the building, how high is the building?
97. Science physics

A boy stands on the roof of a 50m tall building and thrown a ball horizontslly at 20m/s away from the building. How far away from the foot of the building will the ball land?
98. Geometry

A building casts a shadow that is 250 ft long. The angle of elevation from the tip of the shadow to the top of the building is 43°. Find the height of the building to the nearest foot.
99. maths

a chimney of 20m height standing on the top of a building subtends an angle whose tangent is 1/6 at a distance of 70m from the foot of the building find the height of the building .
100. Calculus

A spotlight on the ground shines on a wall 12 m away. If a man 2 m tall walks from the spotlight toward the building at a speed of 1.5 m/s, how fast is the length of his shadow on the building decreasing when he is 4 m from the building?