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tan(16°)= 14/height
height =14/tan(16°) =
48.8 "
tan(55°) = height/57
height = 57 × tan(55°) = 81.4"
First, you should draw and label a picture of this word problem.
The illustration
Now, set up your trig ratio and solve for a side length:
First, you should draw and label a picture of this word problem.
The illustration
Now, set up the tangent ratio and solve for a side length:
First, you should draw and label a picture of this word problem.
The illustration
Now, set up your trig ratio and solve for a side length: