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Tigonometry Word Problems

A flagpole 5 m high stands on top of a building. From a point P on the street, the angle of elevation of the top of the pole is 32 degrees and the angle of elevation on the bottom of the pole is 30 degrees. How tall is the building?

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Let AB represent the building (with point A on the street) and BC represent the flagpole.
Let x be the building ...

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A trigonometry word problem is solved.