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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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    http://go.flvs.net/courses/1/flvs_57_3641_bc7468711336046/ppg/respondus/pool_Geom_3641_0404_08/image0034e2eea58.gif

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    what have you tried ?

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    for the first slide: cos45 = 68/x =>x=68/cos45 = 96.2cm

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