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    Triangle Elevation [Stucked @ Part D]


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    Quote Originally Posted by Punch View Post
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    DT/AD = tan40. Find DT.
    DT/BD = tanθ. Find θ.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sa-ri-ga-ma View Post
    DT/AD = tan40. Find DT.
    DT/BD = tanθ. Find θ.
    but it isnt a right angled triangle, can we use this formula?
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    It is a right triangle. The mast, DT, is "vertical" and you are told the plot of land is "horizontal".
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