At a point 500m from the base of a water tank the angle of elevation of the top of the tank is 45o. Find the height of the tank,

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We can use the trigonometric ratio tangent to solve this problem. Let h be the height of the tank. Then, we have:
tan(45°) = h/500
Since tan(45°) = 1, we can simplify to:
h/500 = 1
h = 500
Therefore, the height of the tank is 500 meters.
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