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    The tallest man-made structur in the world is a television tower located near Mayville, North Dakota. From a distance of 1 mile on level ground, its angle of elevation is 21.34 degrees. Determine its height to the nearest foot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by purplec16 View Post
    The tallest man-made structur in the world is a television tower located near Mayville, North Dakota. From a distance of 1 mile on level ground, its angle of elevation is 21.34 degrees. Determine its height to the nearest foot.
    sketch the right triangle and use the tangent ratio to solve for the height.
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    Thanks, I understand I just needed to know the equivalent of 1 mile into feet, sorry I was supposed to add that
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    Quote Originally Posted by purplec16 View Post
    Thanks, I understand I just needed to know the equivalent of 1 mile into feet, sorry I was supposed to add that
    look it up.
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    I found it out
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