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Asked Nov 24, 2019
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25. From a point 63 feet from the base of a redwood tree, the angle of elevation to the top of the tree is 51.8°. Find the height of the tree to the nearest foot. Show work.

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Step 1

Let us assume the distance between tree and point is AB. Height of tree is AC.

с
51.8
В
63 ft
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с 51.8 В 63 ft

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Step 2

Here,

AB 63 ft
e=51.8°
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AB 63 ft e=51.8°

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Step 3

Pythagoras ide...

АC
tan e
АВ
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АC tan e АВ

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