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you stand 40 feet from a tree. The angle of elevation from you to the top of the tree is 47 degrees. How tall is the tree?

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you stand 40 feet from a tree. The angle of elevation from you to the top of the tree is 47 degrees. How tall is the tree?

 

Tan(47) =Height of the tree / 40 feet

1.0723687 = H / 40

H = 40 x 1.0723687

H =42.895 feet - the height of the tree.

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