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elizabethann509
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What kind of equation do I need to set up to solve this?
If the distance from the top of a building to the tip of its shadow is 150 feet and the sun makes a 75 degree angle with the wall as shown in the image below, what is the length of the shadow?
http://curriculum.kcdistancelearning.com/courses/GEOMxHSWA10/b/assessments/RRatiosofRightTrianglesQuiz/Geometry_8.2_Quiz_FINAL_23q.png
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What kind of equation do I need to set up to solve this? If the distance from the top of a building to the tip of its shadow is 150 feet and the sun makes a 75 degree angle with the wall as shown in the image below, what is the length of the shadow? http://curriculum.kcdistancelearning.com/courses/GEOMxHSWA10/b/assessments/RRatiosofRightTrianglesQuiz/Geometry_8.2_Quiz_FINAL_23q.png
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thomasj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you have an angle75 so if you were to put that into a trig calculator and specify the function you would get a number , right?
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elizabethann509 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Probably, buuuut unfortunately I don't have a calculator like that :/
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