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Question

The altitude of a mountain peak is measured as sho...

The altitude of a mountain peak is measured as shown in the figure to the right. At an altitude of \( 14,578 \) feet on a different mountain, the straight-line distance to the peak of Mountain \( A \) is \( 27.4823 \) miles and the peak's angle of elevation is \( \theta = 5.6800 ^ { \circ } \) . Approximate the height (in feet) of Mountain A. 

 

Answer

height =  28940 ft 

 

Solution
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