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Asked Sep 8, 2019
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Suppose that you are headed toward a plateau
21 meters high. If the angle of elevation to the top of the plateau is 35 degrees how far are you from the base of the​ plateau?

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A 21 m 35* B C

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Step 2

Here, Height of plateau, AB = 21m

Let, your dist...

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In AABC, AB 21 tan 35 BC X 21 21 tan 35 0.7002 x 29.99 m x 30m

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