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anonymous
 5 years ago
From a boat on the lake, the angle of elevation to the top of a cliff is 12°50'. If the base of the cliff is 1366 feet from the boat, how high is the cliff (to the nearest foot)?
anonymous
 5 years ago
From a boat on the lake, the angle of elevation to the top of a cliff is 12°50'. If the base of the cliff is 1366 feet from the boat, how high is the cliff (to the nearest foot)?

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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01366(tan(12'50'')) '=degree and ''=minute for this one :)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0319.554 is what the calculator spits out :) that is if 79/6 is a good number. 12 and 50/60 = 12 5/6 = (72+5)/6 = 77/6 gotta recalc it :)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0311.183 lets try that one on fer size :)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0close enough....311 is prolly the answer then

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0:) thank you can you help me with my next one

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0maybe :) is it an easy one?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its kind of the same as this

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0From a boat on the river below a dam, the angle of elevation to the top of the dam is 30°25'. If the dam is 1065 feet above the level of the river, how far is the boat from the base of the dam (to the nearest foot)?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0these are basically tan problems

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0[30(60)+5]/60 is going to be the number for my degrees.. tan(n) = 1065/x x = 1065/tan(n)...

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01838.453 double check that...

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01838.453 its what I get :)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nope... messed up someplace... my number for degrees specifically..

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01814.03 is what i get with the right numbers :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i did it that way and got 1838.7

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I added a "5" it aint 5/60 minutes... its 25/60 minutes so I had to get the right number for degrees :)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im sure its 1814, or close to that :)
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