Trigonometry (10th Edition)

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Chapter 1 - Trigonometric Functions - Section 1.2 Angle Relationships and Similar Triangles - 1.2 Exercises: 62

Answer

$506\frac{2}{3}ft$

Work Step by Step

1. We need to set the ratio head over head and body over body, as in proportion problems. The b is the height of the statue body. $\frac{\frac{3}{4}}{60}=\frac{6\frac{1}{3}}{b}$ 2. Solve for b: $\frac{3}{4}b=380$ $b=506\frac{2}{3\pi}$

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