Name: Evelyn
Who is asking: Student
Level of the question: Secondary

Question: The angle of elevation from a point 89.6' from the base of a tower to the top of the tower is 42'40'... find the height of the tower


Hi Evelyn,

I drew a diagram and called h the height of the building in feet.

From the diagram

tan(42o 40') = h/89.6

Now can you find h?