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From a window 34.0 ft above the street, the angle of elevation to the top of the
building across the street is 52.0° and the angle of depression to the base of this
building is 17.0°. Find the height of the building across the street.
52.00
1700
The height of the building across the street is t.
(Round to the nearest whole number as needed.)
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From a window 34.0 ft above the street, the angle of elevation to the top of the building across the street is 52.0° and the angle of depression to the base of this building is 17.0°. Find the height of the building across the street. 52.00 1700 The height of the building across the street is t. (Round to the nearest whole number as needed.) Enter your answer in the answer box and then click Check Answer. All parts showing Clear All

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This word problem involving heights , distances (and angles) is solved using trigonometry (No calculus is needed)

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The diagram represents (not drawn to scale) the data given in the problem. We shall first find x and then the height of the building is x+34 ft

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