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Trigonometry Application Word Problems

A recent land survey was conducted on a vacant lot where a commercial building is to be erected . The plans for the future building construction call for a building having a roof supported by two sets of beams. The beams in the front are 8 feet high and the back beams are 6.5 feet high. The distance between the front and the back is 8 feet. At what angle will the roof lay on the front beam ?

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