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Two buildings are 20 m apart.  The angle from the top of the shorter building to the top of the taller building is 20 degrees.  The angle from the top of the shorter building to the base of the taller building is 45 degrees.  What is the height of the taller building?

 Mar 20, 2021
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Total height  given  by

 

20   ( tan (20°)  +  tan (45°) )   ≈  27.3  m

 

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 Mar 20, 2021

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