A water slide is a straight ramp 25 m long that starts from the top of a tower. If the angle the slide forms with the top of the tower is 33°, determine the height of the tower. Round your answer to the nearest meter. a. 30 m c. 24 m b.25 m d. 21 m

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cosα=h/r  where α=33 and r=25 h=rcosα and using α and r provided h=25cos33 m h≈20.96...m h≈21m (to nearest whole meter)

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