A person who is 6 feet 4 inches tall is standing outdoors at a time when the angle of elevation of the sun is 40°. What is the length of the person’s shadow to the nearest inch?

Astophix Mar 4, 2021

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6 ft 4 in = 76 inches

Tan 40 = opp/adj

Tan 40^{o} = 76/ adj solve for adj which is the shadow length

ElectricPavlov Mar 4, 2021