# Chapter 10 - Radical Expressions and Equations - 10-6 Trigonometric Ratios - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 35

x = 23.8

#### Work Step by Step

Use the Tangent rule for the right triangle: $\frac{opposite}{adjacent}$ tan(50) = $\frac{x}{20}$ Solve for x by multiplying 20 on both sides: 20*tan(50) =x Use a calculator: x = 23.8

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