Mathematics
trippolivia12
2016-04-14 13:09:36
A tree casts a shadow of 26 meters when the angle of elevation of the sun is 24°. find the height of the tree to the nearest meter.
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Kaccikat
2016-04-14 19:28:13

This is the concept of geometry, the height of the tree will be given by: tan theta=[opposite]/[adjacent] theta=24 opposite=h adjacent=26m thus; tan 24=h/26 hence; h=26tan24 h=10.29 =10 m

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