Application of Trigonomety (pre-calculus)

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A hot-air balloon is floating above a straight road. To estimate their height above the ground, the balloonists simultaneously measure the angle of depression to two consecutive mileposts on the road on the same side of the balloon. The angles of depression are found to be 20 degrees and 22 degrees. How high is the balloon?

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