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David is standing 500 feet away from the base of the cell tower the angle of elevation from his eyes to the top of the tower 78° is David eyes are 6 feet above the ground how tall is the tower

 Feb 27, 2020

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  You can use Tan function

 

Tan 78o = opp / adj         opp is the height  (to which you must add David's 6 ft height)    and      adj = 500 ft   

 

tan 78 = opp/500           solve for opp....then add the 6 ft

 Feb 27, 2020
 #1
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Best Answer

  You can use Tan function

 

Tan 78o = opp / adj         opp is the height  (to which you must add David's 6 ft height)    and      adj = 500 ft   

 

tan 78 = opp/500           solve for opp....then add the 6 ft

ElectricPavlov Feb 27, 2020

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