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At 3 p.m., the afternoon sun shines over a building and its rays hit the ground at a 34° angle. The building is 100 meters tall and is perpendicular to the ground. How long, to the nearest meter, is the building's shadow that is cast by the sun? (Note: sin 34° ≈ 0.56, cos 34° ≈ 0.83, tan 34° ≈ 0.67)


(B) 67

(C) 83

(D) 120

(E) 148

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The ACT Math Test usually breaks down into 6 questions types: pre-algebra, elementary algebra, and intermediate algebra questions; plane geometry and coordinate geometry questions; and some trigonometry questions.