The measure of the angle of elevation of the sun is 35° when a building casts a shadow 275 feet long. How tall is the building to the nearest tenth of a foot?

## The measure of the angle of elevation of the sun is 35° when a building casts a shadow 275 feet long. How tall is the building to the nearest tenth of a foot?

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# 1 Answer

We have to solve the triangle rectangle formed by the sun and the shade and the building as well.

Tan 35 degrees= H/275

H= 275 X Tan 35 = 192.6 feet