An engineer on the ground is looking at the top of a building. The angle of el

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 An engineer on the ground is looking at the top of a building. The angle of elevation to the top of a building is 38°. The engineer knows the building is 300 ft tall. What is the distance from the engineer to the base of the building to the nearest whole foot?
 
A.  487 ft
B.   234 ft
C.  185 ft
D.  384 ft
Apr 29th, 2015

tan38 = 300/ adjacent

adjacent = 300/tan 38 = 487ft


ANSWER IS A 487ft

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