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anonymous
 one year ago
The angle of elevation to the top of a 30story skyscraper is measured to be 4º from a point on the ground 2,500 feet from the building. What is the height of the skyscraper to the nearest hundredth foot?
anonymous
 one year ago
The angle of elevation to the top of a 30story skyscraper is measured to be 4º from a point on the ground 2,500 feet from the building. What is the height of the skyscraper to the nearest hundredth foot?

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jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Drawing dw:1433638025129:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1with respect to the 4 degree angle, the h is the opposite side, the 2500 is the adjacent side dw:1433638113342:dw which trig function ties together those two sides?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yep tan = opp/adj

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1tan(4) = h/2500 solve for h

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I got 174.817029858777 so if you round to 2 decimal places, then it would be 174.82 dw:1433638310319:dw
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