Trigonometry (11th Edition) Clone

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ISBN 10: 978-0-13-421743-7
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Chapter 1 - Trigonometric Functions - Section 1.2 Angle Relationships and Similar Triangles - 1.2 Exercises - Page 20: 74e


The tree is 12 feet in height.

Work Step by Step

Using a ruler to measure EF, which is 1 pace, we find that the distance from the person to the base of the tree is 12 paces. This means that EG is 12 paces. From step 4, we know that CG, which is the height of the tree, is 12 feet. The tree is 12 feet in height.
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