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When the sun shines at a 75° angle to the ground, Nadia’s shadow is 18 inches long. To the nearest inch, how tall is Nadia?

 Jun 13, 2022
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\(x=\tan \left(75^{\circ \:}\right)\cdot \:18\)

 

\(\tan \left(75^{\circ \:}\right)=2+\sqrt{3} \)

 

\(x=18\left(2+\sqrt{3}\right)\) or \(x=67.18\)

 

-Vinculum

 Jun 13, 2022

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