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anonymous
 5 years ago
There are many ropes keeping a hot air balloon from floating away before a balloon race. One of these ropes is fixed to the ground at a 45° angle. Another is fixed to the ground at a 30° angle. If the hot air balloon is 18 feet off the ground, what is the distance between the ground directly underneath the balloon and the second rope rounded to the nearest hundredth of a foot?
anonymous
 5 years ago
There are many ropes keeping a hot air balloon from floating away before a balloon race. One of these ropes is fixed to the ground at a 45° angle. Another is fixed to the ground at a 30° angle. If the hot air balloon is 18 feet off the ground, what is the distance between the ground directly underneath the balloon and the second rope rounded to the nearest hundredth of a foot?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Use basic trigonometric formulas and you will get the answer.....give it a try

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im trying but im so stuck :/

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so draw the figure and then try ......there is an option down called draw...use it and draw the figure then let me tell u the step by step procedure

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Draw a picture, dw:1326910244892:dw, then figure out the lengths of the distance between the middle point of the triangle and the second rope (the one at a 30 degree angle). Take the problem one step at a time

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1326910345044:dw

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1326910115983:dw

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorta! i can draw in this at all

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Balloon 18 feet in air held by two ropes forming two right triangles. Rope 1 forms a base angle of 45 degrees. Rope 2 forms a base angle of 30 degrees.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so now how do i find the answer!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0use one of the trig ratios sin cos or tan the second rope refers to the angle 30 degrees i guess

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont know..thats why i posted this...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you need to find which side is opposite the 30 degrees and which is adjacent does that help?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the hypotenuse??????

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you just give me the answer it will save me so much time.,..

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no  the hypotenuse is the longest side of the rt angled triangle  in this case its the rope the opp side is the 18 ft and ground length(which is what you need is adjacent ( to 30 degree angle} so u need the ration which is opposite / adjacent which is ??

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im not working on those tho!! im working on 45450 and 306090 triangles

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok i can give u the answer  i was also trying to help you with the concept ok in 306090 triangle, side opposite 30 degrrees is 1 and adjacent is 2 so 1 / 2 = 18 / x x = 36  thats the distance you require

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh no  i'm an idiot  sorry opp side is 1 and adjacent is sqrt3 so 1 / sqrt3 = 18 / x so x = 18*sqrt3

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so what is the main answer????

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0correct is 18*sqrt3 or 31.18 feet to 2 dec places

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, i have another wuestion but are you able to answer it in a simpler way?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok...one second please.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0In the figure below, the length of line segment CB is 64 units and the length of line segment BG is 137 units. What is the length of line segment EA?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i will draw it one moment

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1326911563739:dw

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0length of BA = BC = 64 so length of AG = 137  64 = 73 as angle EAG = 60 degrees AG / EA = 1/2 so 73 / EA = 1/2 EA = 2*73 = 146

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the answer is 146?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok! and i promise this is the last one i have 1 more.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A 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 52 centimeters away from the base of the playground. The slide on the right is positioned at a 30° angle to the ground and is 98 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? Playground with two slides. Left slide has base measuring 52 centimeters and base angle of 45 degrees. Right slide has base measuring 98 centimeters and base angle of 30 degrees.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you need me to draw this?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no its alright ill draw it

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok i think it is asking for perimeter? im not quite sure though.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1326912527404:dw

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0445.287? i think that is the correct answer

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no sorry..i screwed that up im stupid..

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no wait..thats correct. i believe.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its asking for the lengths of the slides themselves  the sloping parts

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.045 degree slide has length 52sqrt2 30 ................................ 98*2 = 196 total is 269.54

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yourmom the first slide measure comes to 52/sin 45 and the next one is 98/sin 30

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what we are finding is lengths of hypotenuse

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i know that. so one second.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so like jimmyrep says 269.54 is the answer

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i put that and got it wrong..thanks..

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that was wrong but thanks anyway..

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry your mom it comes to 263.54
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