You are standing on an elevated observation platform 180 feet away from a tree on which you spot a monkey. You measure the angle of depression to the bottom of this tree to be 20∘, while the angle of elevation to the top of the tree is 24∘. The angle of elevation to the monkey is 15∘.What is the height of the monkey above the ground? (You may give your answers as decimal approximations.)

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You are standing on an elevated observation platform 180 feet away from a tree on which you spot a monkey. You measure the angle of depression to the bottom of this tree to be 20∘, while the angle of elevation to the top of the tree is 24∘. The angle of elevation to the monkey is 15∘.

What is the height of the monkey above the ground? (You may give your answers as decimal approximations.)

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