anonymous
  • anonymous
An engineer on the ground is looking at the top of a building.The angle of elevation to the top of the building is 46 degrees. The engineer knows the building is 250 ft tall. What is the distance from the engineer to the base of the building to the nearest whole foot.
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Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
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Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
tan(46) = 250/x, solve for x
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
make sure your calculator is in degree mode

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anonymous
  • anonymous
tan 46 = 1.035530313791? Right? So 250 / 1.035530313791 ... is about 241 ?
jdoe0001
  • jdoe0001
its about 241.42219370176851148951 so yes, about 241 :)

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