# Problem: A high fountain of water is located at the center of a circular pool as shown below. A student walks around the pool and measures its circumference to be 15.0 m. Next, the student stands at the edge of the pool and uses a protractor to gauge the angle of elevation of the top of the fountain to be ɸ = 55.0°. How high is the fountain?

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A high fountain of water is located at the center of a circular pool as shown below. A student walks around the pool and measures its circumference to be 15.0 m. Next, the student stands at the edge of the pool and uses a protractor to gauge the angle of elevation of the top of the fountain to be ɸ = 55.0°. How high is the fountain?

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