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Conveyor belts called grain elevators are used to move grain into a silo. Answer the following questions knowing that the lower end of the belt is 100 feet from the base of the silo and that the silo is 150 feet tall. a. How long is the belt? b. If we know the angle of elevation from the lower end of the belt to a window on the side of the silo is 45, use special right triangle ratios to calculate the height of the window from the ground. c. We need a ramp to the window. How long would it need to be?

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