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Law of Sines: Flagpole Height, Right Triangle

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Jacob and Tiffany were standing on opposite sides of a flagpole and the distance between them was 80 yards. The angle of elevation from Jacob to the top of the flagpole was ${ 46 }^{ o }$ and the angle of elevation Tiffany to the top of the flagpole was ${ 72 }^{ o }$ .

How tall is the flagpole to the nearest hundredth of a yard?

A

$46.89\text{ yards}$

B

$57.55\text{ yards}$

C

$62\text{ yards}$

D

$103.19\text{ yards}$