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A cable that is 37 feet long goes from the ground to the top of a building and forms an angle of 38.1° with the wall of the building. How many feet tall is the building? Round to 2 decimal places

Deathstroke_rule  Apr 26, 2017

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cos θ = adjacent / hypotenuse

 

cos 38.1º = x / 37

37 cos 38.1º = x

29.12 feet ≈ x

hectictar  Apr 26, 2017
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cos θ = adjacent / hypotenuse

 

cos 38.1º = x / 37

37 cos 38.1º = x

29.12 feet ≈ x

hectictar  Apr 26, 2017

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