Kailes M.

asked • 01/19/16

How tall is the tree?

The Sun is 25 degrees above the horizon. It makes a 63-m-long shadow of a tall tree. How tall is the tree?

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Kailes M.

So if I'm understanding this correctly, this would come out to equal 135.103936-m-long as the answer for how tall the tree is?
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01/20/16

Kailes M.

Would this come out to be 135.103936 meters tall?
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01/20/16

Kailes M.

Would this come out to be 135 meters tall?
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01/20/16

Richard K.

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No, the correct answer is,
 
height of tree = length of shadow × tan 25° = 29 m
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