# SOLUTION: a 8 foot rope is tied from the top of a pole to a stake in the ground, as shown in the diagram below. If the rope forms a 57 degree angle with the ground, what is the height of th

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 Question 616526: a 8 foot rope is tied from the top of a pole to a stake in the ground, as shown in the diagram below. If the rope forms a 57 degree angle with the ground, what is the height of the pole to the nearest tenth of a foot? Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi, a 8 foot rope is tied from the top of a pole to a stake in the ground, forming a 57 degree angle with the ground.. sin57 = opp/hyp = opp/8ft height of the pole = 8sin(57) = 6.7ft ```