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A guywire is attached to a pole for support. If the angle of elevation to the pole is 67° and the wire is attached to the ground at a point 137 feet from the base of the pole, what is the height of the pole (round to 2 decimal places)?
A)
53.53 feet
B)
74.62 feet
C)
126.11 feet
D)
322.75 feet
 one year ago
 one year ago
A guywire is attached to a pole for support. If the angle of elevation to the pole is 67° and the wire is attached to the ground at a point 137 feet from the base of the pole, what is the height of the pole (round to 2 decimal places)? A) 53.53 feet B) 74.62 feet C) 126.11 feet D) 322.75 feet
 one year ago
 one year ago

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kelly226Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Tangent = Opposite / Adjacent we want to find the opposite so we call it x, and we have the adjacent side to 67 which is 137 feet so.... tan(67) = x/ 137 multiply both sides by 137 to leave x alone (or cross multiply) then you'll get..... x = 137 * tan(67) x = 322.75 feet The pole's height = 322.75 feet :) hope it helps:)
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Cortney95Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you so much :)
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