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A -foot redwood tree is leaning off vertical toward the north. How long will its shadow be when the noon sun is above the horizon? (When the sun is 68° above the horizon, the angle the sunlight makes with the ground is .)

Draw a diagram representing the situation.

Use angle relationships and the Law of Sines to solve for x.