Mark M. answered • 06/18/21

Mathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly Qualified

Draw and label a diagram

d represents your distance from the tree

tan 60° = 230 / d

Can you solve for d and answer?

Afreen K.

asked • 06/18/21Assuming that a 230-foot tall giant redwood grows vertically, if I walk a certain distance from the tree and measure the angle of elevation to the top of the tree to be 60°, how far from the base of the tree am I? (Round your answer to four decimal places.)

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Mark M. answered • 06/18/21

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Draw and label a diagram

d represents your distance from the tree

tan 60° = 230 / d

Can you solve for d and answer?

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