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anonymous
 4 years ago
At two points 65 feet apart on the same side of a tree and in line with it, the angles of elevation of the top of the tree are 21 degrees 19 minutes and 16 degrees 20 minutes, respectively. Find the height of the tree.
anonymous
 4 years ago
At two points 65 feet apart on the same side of a tree and in line with it, the angles of elevation of the top of the tree are 21 degrees 19 minutes and 16 degrees 20 minutes, respectively. Find the height of the tree.

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y2o2
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(bdc) = 180  21°19' = 158°41' (dbc) = 180  (158°41' + 16°20') = 4°59' Use sine law: bd/sin(16°20') = 65/sin(4°59') bd = 210.435 Feet ba = bd sin(21°19') = 210.435 * sin(21°19') ~ 76.5 feet
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