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  • 5 years ago

A tree broke 14ft above the ground. The top of the tree now touches the level ground and the trunk is partially attached to the stump. The angle of inclination of the tree is 43 degrees. To the nearest foot, determine the height of the tree before it broke. Please show me the work and how you get the answer. Thank you!

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  1. anonymous
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    |dw:1327037028981:dw| See if this helps.

  2. anonymous
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    can u show me the basic steps now i already got this diagram

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    sine angle = opposite / hypotenuse sin 43 = 14 / x x = 14 / sin 43 This will get you the length of the fallen part. Add that to the 14 foot stump to get the full height. Height = 14 + (14/sin 43)

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