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anonymous

  • one year ago

The angle of elevation to the top of a 30-story 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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  1. anonymous
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    @Agl202

  2. anonymous
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    HELP

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    @jtvatsim

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    @Astrophysics

  5. jim_thompson5910
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    Drawing |dw:1433638025129:dw|

  6. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    with 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?

  7. anonymous
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    tangent?

  8. jim_thompson5910
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    yep tan = opp/adj

  9. jim_thompson5910
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    tan(4) = h/2500 solve for h

  10. anonymous
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    174.81?

  11. jim_thompson5910
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    I got 174.817029858777 so if you round to 2 decimal places, then it would be 174.82 |dw:1433638310319:dw|

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    YAY THANK YOU!

  13. jim_thompson5910
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    yw

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