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anonymous

  • one year ago

Sketch how I would begin to solve this problem, aka the tower, sun, and all the known + unknown variables: The shadow of a vertical tower is 50 m long when the angle of elevation of the sun is 35°. Find the height of the tower.

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  1. welshfella
    • one year ago
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  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    but where's the sun + building in relation to that?

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  4. anonymous
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    so tan35 degrees = x/50 so the tower (x) is 35m tall, yes?

  5. anonymous
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    x comes out to be 35?

  6. anonymous
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    yeah good.. Tower is \(35 m \) high..

  7. anonymous
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    You know more than me about Heights and Distances.. :P

  8. anonymous
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    Good, Keep it up..

  9. anonymous
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    \(\dagger\)

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