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notsmart
 4 years ago
A toddler’s playground has two slides on either side. The slide on the left is situated at a 45° angle to the ground and is 68 centimeters away from the base of the playground. The slide on the right is positioned at a 30° angle to the ground and is 112 centimeters away from the playground’s base. What is the total length of both slides on this playground rounded to the nearest tenth of a centimeter?
notsmart
 4 years ago
A toddler’s playground has two slides on either side. The slide on the left is situated at a 45° angle to the ground and is 68 centimeters away from the base of the playground. The slide on the right is positioned at a 30° angle to the ground and is 112 centimeters away from the playground’s base. What is the total length of both slides on this playground rounded to the nearest tenth of a centimeter?

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FoolForMath
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what have you tried ?

hoblos
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0for the first slide: cos45 = 68/x =>x=68/cos45 = 96.2cm
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