# SOLUTION: the angle of elevation to the top of a building from a position on the ground 100 meters from the base of the building is 40. how tall is the building, to the nearest meter?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Triangles Question 602483: the angle of elevation to the top of a building from a position on the ground 100 meters from the base of the building is 40. how tall is the building, to the nearest meter?Answer by asuar010(324)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!by drawing a triangle to sove this problem we deduct that the correct trigonometric functio to use tan 40= x/100 so we obtain x=100*tan(40) so the building is 73 meters (72.6 rounded up)