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you are measuring the height of a water slide. you stand 58 meters from the base of the slide you measure the angle of elevation from the ground to the top of the water slide to be 13^0 . find the height h of the slide to the nearest meter

sammyallred  May 6, 2017
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We can use the tangent for this

 

tan (13°)  =   H / 58     where H is  the slide height....  multiply both sides by  58

 

58 *  tan (13°)  =  H  ≈  13 m    (rounded)

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  May 6, 2017
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thankyou so much this helped a lot 

sammyallred  May 6, 2017

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