Riley is looking at the top of a 48 ft tall tree. The angle of her line of sight with the ground is 70°. How far away is Riley from th

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Riley is looking at the top of a 48 ft tall tree. The angle of her line of sight with the ground is
70°. How far away is Riley from the base of the tree?

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Mary 3 weeks 2021-09-25T05:36:37+00:00 2 Answers 0

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    2021-09-25T05:38:09+00:00

    Answer:

    17.47 feet

    Step-by-step explanation:

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    2021-09-25T05:38:22+00:00

    Answer:

    17.47 feet to nearest hundredth.

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Here we know the opposite side to the angle and we need the adjacent side, so we use use the tangent.

    tan 70 =  48 / x

    x = 48 / tan 70

    x = 17.47 feet.

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