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In triangle NOP, the measure of angle P = 90 degees.  The measure of angle O is 37 degrees and NP = 72 feet.  Find the length of OP.

 

 Feb 3, 2021

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Use the fact that tan = opposite/adjacent, so here:

 

tan(37º) = 72/X  

 

Rearrange to find X.

 Feb 3, 2021
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Use the fact that tan = opposite/adjacent, so here:

 

tan(37º) = 72/X  

 

Rearrange to find X.

Alan Feb 3, 2021

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