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pablobegins
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From an h = 68 feet observation tower on the
coast, a Coast Guard oﬃcer sights a boat in
diﬃculty. The angle of depression of the boat
is θ = 1
◦
.
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pablobegins Group Title
From an h = 68 feet observation tower on the coast, a Coast Guard oﬃcer sights a boat in diﬃculty. The angle of depression of the boat is θ = 1 ◦ .
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dw:1318804517622:dw
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How far (in feet) is the boat from the shoreline? assume that the boat is starting from the little circle in the bottom right corner
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LagrangeSon678 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
basically how far is the boat from the base of the shore: tan(1) = d/68 68 * tan(1) = d solve this to get distance = d
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so the answer is?
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I got 57.28996, is that right? what am I doing wrong?
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i believe that is right
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pablobegins Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it was wrong in my online hw
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is that in ft though?
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LagrangeSon678 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
maybe you are suppose to round or something
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LagrangeSon678 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
or try (68)/(tan(1))
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pablobegins Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that worked, thank you
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LagrangeSon678 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
anytime my friend
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