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# Spotting a Fire

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A man in a tower which is $250$ feet above the ground spots a fire in the distance. The angle of depression to the fire from his location in the tower is ${ 6 }^{ \circ }$.

Which of the following is a correct expression for the horizontal distance between the tower and the fire?

A

$(250)\tan { \left( { 6 }^{ \circ } \right) }$

B

$(250)\tan { \left( { 84}^{ \circ } \right) }$

C

$\cfrac { 250 }{ \tan\left( { 84 }^{ \circ } \right) }$

D

$\sqrt { { 250 }^{ 2 }+{ 6 }^{ 2 } }$