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vegan555

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A man standing on the roof of a building 60 feet high looks down to the building next door. He finds that the angle of depression to the roof of that building from the roof of his building to be 34.5 degrees, while the angle of depression from the roof of his building to the bottom of the building next door is 63.2 degrees. How tall is the building next door?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434515380685:dw| first lets create some variables

  2. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434515614787:dw|

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    |dw:1434515938839:dw|

  4. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    Do you understand the first drawing I made above with the given info on it?

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    |dw:1434516131730:dw|

  6. anonymous
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    another way is this image below:

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  7. mathstudent55
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    @Ndude1 By your drawing, h must be 60 ft. You have a rectangle with 4 right angles at its vertices. Opposite sides are congruent, so h must equal 60 ft.

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