Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Chapter 6 - 6.2 - Right Triangle Trigonometry - 6.2 Exercises - Page 443: 65b



Work Step by Step

Let the distance from the base of the tower to the guy (side adjacent to $θ$) be $y$: $tan~θ=\frac{opp}{adj}$ $tan~43°=\frac{150}{y}$ $y=\frac{150}{tan~43°}$ (Use a calculator to evaluate $tan~43°$) $y=160.86$
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