## Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

$19.53~ft$
The 25-foot telephone pole is the opposite side of the right triangle. The distance $x$ from the point where the wire guy anchored to the ground to the base of the pole is the adjacent side of the right triangle. $tan~52°=\frac{opp}{adj}$ $tan~52°=\frac{25}{x}$ $x=\frac{25}{tan~52°}=19.53~ft$