anonymous
  • anonymous
When an airplane leaves the runway, its angle of climb is 18 degrees and its speed is 275 feet per second. Find the plane's altitude after 1 minute.
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Mertsj
  • Mertsj
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anonymous
  • anonymous
|dw:1328140802166:dw| trigonometry. use tangent function formula. . tan A= opposite side/ hypotenuse. . given the hypotenuse and the angle, you can find the altitude of the plane. .
Mertsj
  • Mertsj
\[\sin 18=\frac{x}{16500}\]

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Mertsj
  • Mertsj
tan = opposite/hypotenuse??????? jerwyn? I thought tangent was opposite/adjacent.
Mertsj
  • Mertsj
\[x=16500(\sin18)=5098.78\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
How long will it take the plane to climb to an altitude of 10,000 feet? 16,000 feet?
anonymous
  • anonymous
ooh i'm sorry i was thinking of sine. . lol.. thanks mertsj for the correction!

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