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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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 3 years ago
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
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1318804517622:dw

pablobegins
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How far (in feet) is the boat from the shoreline? assume that the boat is starting from the little circle in the bottom right corner

LagrangeSon678
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1basically 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

pablobegins
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got 57.28996, is that right? what am I doing wrong?

LagrangeSon678
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i believe that is right

pablobegins
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it was wrong in my online hw

pablobegins
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is that in ft though?

LagrangeSon678
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1maybe you are suppose to round or something

LagrangeSon678
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or try (68)/(tan(1))

pablobegins
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that worked, thank you

LagrangeSon678
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1anytime my friend
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