Mark M. answered • 07/28/20

Mathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly Qualified

Draw and label a diagram

h represents the height of the building

h / 2 = tan 5°

h = 2 tan 5°

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asked • 07/27/20The angle of elevation to the top of a Building in New York is found to be 5 degrees from the ground at a distance of 2 miles from the base of the building. Using this information, find the height of the building. Round to the tenths. Hint: 1 mile = 5280 feet

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Mark M. answered • 07/28/20

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Mathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly Qualified

Draw and label a diagram

h represents the height of the building

h / 2 = tan 5°

h = 2 tan 5°

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