A 90-foot rope from the top of a tree house to the ground forms a 45∘45∘ angle of elevation from the ground. How high is the top of the tree house? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a fo
You have a 45-45-90 right triangle whose hypotenuse is 90.
To find either of the sides of this triangle, divide the hypotenuse by sqrt(2).
So, your answer is 90 / sqrt(2).
Now, use your calculator to get a decimal answer ...