# distance from a flagpole

*label*Mathematics

*timer*Asked: May 11th, 2015

**Question description**

You stand some distance from a 26 foot flagpole. the angle from the point where you stand to the top of the flagpole is 60 degrees. you move in a straight line away from the flagpole so that angle from the point where you now to the top of the flagpole is 45 degrees. How far do you move? round your answer to the nearest whole number. explain how you found your answer.