jadekelllly 2 years ago An ant looks up to the top of a tree with an angle of elevation of 38 degrees If the ant is 43 feet from the base of the tree, what is the height of the tree, to the nearest tenth?

1. satellite73

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2. dan815

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3. satellite73

$\tan(38)=\frac{x}{43}\iff x=43\tan(38)$

4. satellite73

nice tree

5. dan815

lool

6. satellite73

38 degree angle is a bit large though...

uhm.. i dont understand ANY of that..