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Maths tree measure
Updated: 8/27/2020
Maths tree measure
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  • Locate the object you want to find the height of and stand on a spot level to it
  • I am going to be measuring this palm tree!
  • Distance from your eye level to the ground.
  • Now you need to measure and record the:
  • Distance between you and the object 
  • Get your clinometer and look through the straw at the very top of the tree.
  • Have your partner read the angle according to the protractor
  • This is the angle of elevation! Make sure to record this
  • Now we need to use the angle of elevation to find out the height of the tree
  • An example of the height formula is
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