## anonymous 4 years ago Trig - From a distance of 50 meters, the angle of elevation to the top of a building is 17 degrees. Approximate the height of the building.

1. Mertsj

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2. Mertsj

$\tan 17=\frac{x}{50}$ $50\tan 17=x$

3. Mertsj

$x=15.29$

4. anonymous

Forgot to tell you, using Law of Sines to solve?? Trying to help daughter UGH!

5. Mertsj

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6. Mertsj

$\frac{\sin 73}{50}=\frac{\sin17}{x}$