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Asked Oct 20, 2019
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The angle of elevation to the top of a building is found to be 30 degrees from the ground at a distance of 150 feet from the base of the building. Find the exact value of the height of the building.

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Step 1

Let h be the height of the building.

Use the given information to draw the explanatory diagram as follows.

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P h 30% Q 150 ft

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Step 2

From the figure, in a tria...

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opposite side adjacent side tan 300 h 150

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