# SOLUTION: one end of a zip-line cable is attached to the top of a 55-foot pole while the other end is anchored at ground level to a stake exactly 55sq roots of 3 from the base of the pole.Fi

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 Question 341428: one end of a zip-line cable is attached to the top of a 55-foot pole while the other end is anchored at ground level to a stake exactly 55sq roots of 3 from the base of the pole.Find the angle of elevation of the zip-line. Thank youAnswer by edjones(7569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!This is a 30-60-90 degree triangle (SAT question). The sides have a ratio of 1:sqrt(3):2 (memorize this) so the hypotenuse is 110. The angle of elevation is 30 degrees. . Ed