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  1. ...point at the surveyor's eye and the base 5ft off the ground . The triangle base (adjacent side) is 40ft and...height of building is 5 + 40*tan(41.7) use calculator = 5+40*0.891 = 5+35.64 = 40.63 ft as a check because...

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 30/05/2012

  2. ...base of the triangle is 12 ft ("...point on the ground 12 feet from the base of a flagpole..."). ...for this would be (tangent of 53) = x / 12 Use a calculator or a trigonomic function chart to find the tangent of 53 ...

    3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 23/05/2008

  3. ... Here's how i did the problem. 1.3tan(12) in the calculator , and that equaled .2763miles. Then i converted that feet...

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 05/12/2010

  4. ...c You can do some basic algebra and your calculator to get values for b and c, or depending... think about the triangle formed by the pole, the ground , and the second string (the one stretching...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 16/02/2010

  5. You probably have to change your calculator to radians instead of degrees (...sin23 = 31000/distance, thus distance = 79,338.4 feet ground and airport: tan23 = 31000/distance, thus distance = 73031.4...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 21/02/2013

  6. ...of elevation to the tree) is 50. The angle of elevation is 53 degrees, which means the angle...tan(x)=opp/adj ---> tan(53)=x/50 Use a calculator to find tan(53), then multiply it by 50. The answer...

    6 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 25/03/2009

  7. ...on the adjacent leg (shadow is on the ground ). Let's use a for angle of elevation . So: Tan(a) = 100/150 -->...1 (100/150) Type in your calculator : a = 33.69 degrees

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 14/12/2011

  8. 1. The angle of elevation to the top of a building from a point on the level ground is 67 deg, while from a point 110...35 ft (2dp) (I used the calculator on the computer which is not all that...

    7 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 23/09/2008

  9. The angle of elevation is from the point on the ground at the tip of the shadow to the top of the scoreboard...100/249 A = inverse tan (100/249) My calculator says 21.88º but check it

    1 Answers · Education & Reference · 20/01/2011

  10. ...height of control tower - height above ground = 132 - 5 = 27 Update...of tan (tan^(-1) on your calculator ) to find θ. θ = arctan(1.27) = tan...: The angle of elevation is about 51.78°.

    5 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 15/12/2011

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