Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 13, Trigonometric Ratios and Functions - 13.1 Use Trigonometry with Right Triangles - 13.1 Exercises - Problem Solving - Page 857: 30


$15.02 ft$

Work Step by Step

Let us consider $h$ to be the height of the tree. Since, $\tan \theta=\dfrac{Opposite}{Adjacent}=\dfrac{h}{25}$ This gives: $ h =25 \tan 31^{\circ}$ or, $h \approx 15.02 ft$
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