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 The height of a flagpole 2011-12-07 From Grail:at a certain point the angle of elevation of the top of a flagpole which stands on a level ground is 35 degree. 75 ft. nearer the pole, the angle of elevation is 50 degree. How high is the poleAnswered by Penny Nom. In the shadow of a flagpole 2009-01-22 From La:How fast is the length of the shadow of an 18 foot flagpole growing when the angle of elevation of the sun is 45 degrees and is decreasing at a rate of 10 degrees per hour?Answered by Harley Weston. How high is the flagpole? 2008-12-02 From michael:100 m from the base of a flagpole the angle of elevation of the top of the flagpole is 7degree 16'12".how high is the flagpoleAnswered by Harley Weston. A flagpole and a yardstick 2008-11-07 From Wanda:One boy holds a yardstick vertically at a point 40 feet from the base of the flagpole. The other boy backs away from the pole to a point where he sights the top of the pole over the top of the yardstick. If his position is 1 ft 9 in from the yardstick and his eye level is 2 ft above the ground, find the height of the flagpole.Answered by Penny Nom. A flagpole and a statue 2008-02-09 From Krista:A flagpole casts a ten meter (m) shadow at the same time as a six metre (m) statute beside it casts a two metre shadow. What is the height of the flagpole??Answered by Steve La Rocque and Penny Nom. A flagpole and a telescope 2007-06-04 From Fabiola:A telescope is mounted on a tripod 5 ft above the ground and 20 ft from a flagpole. The telescope must be rotated 48° from horizontal to see the top of the flagpole. How tall is the flagpole?Answered by Stephen La Rocque.

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