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Trigonometry
Question

Solve the following problems and show your solution.

 

1. The angle of elevation to the top of a flagpole is \(40^{\circ}\) from a point \(30\) m away from the base of the pole. How high is the flagpole to the nearest meter?

 

2. How high is the building whose horizontal shadow is \(60\) m when the angle of elevation of the sun is \(58^{\circ}12^{\prime}\)? Give the answer to the nearest hundredths.

Answer

1. 

\(25\) meters

 

2. 

\(77.35\) meters

Solution
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