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

Guest Feb 27, 2020

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You can use Tan function

Tan 78^{o} = 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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Best Answer

You can use Tan function

Tan 78^{o} = 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