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jennyjewell25
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Charlie is at a small airfield watching for the approach of a small plane with engine trouble. He sees the plane at an angle of elevation of 32 . At the same time, the pilot radios Charlie and reports the plane’s altitude is 1,700 feet. Charlie’s eyes are 5.2 feet from the ground. Draw a sketch of this situation (you do not need to submit the sketch).
Find the ground distance from Charlie to the plane. Explain your work.
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jennyjewell25 Group Title
Charlie is at a small airfield watching for the approach of a small plane with engine trouble. He sees the plane at an angle of elevation of 32 . At the same time, the pilot radios Charlie and reports the plane’s altitude is 1,700 feet. Charlie’s eyes are 5.2 feet from the ground. Draw a sketch of this situation (you do not need to submit the sketch). Find the ground distance from Charlie to the plane. Explain your work.
 2 years ago
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Rohangrr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It's a good thing that you explained your error. I had a really good come back that I was going to lay on you.
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jennyjewell25 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
umm ok?
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anonymoustwo44 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
waht do you mean that charlie is 5.2 feet off the ground?
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jennyjewell25 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
his eyes are 5.2 ft off the ground
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anonymoustwo44 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ah ok
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anonymoustwo44 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1333550744543:dw
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anonymoustwo44 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@Chlorophyll I guess I don't need to answer it anymore :))
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Chlorophyll Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
x = 1,694 / tan 32 = 2,935.5 ft
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jennyjewell25 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
can you show all your work
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Chlorophyll Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
From the picture and my short calculation, seem like you have abudance guidance :)
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jennyjewell25 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok thank you all so much
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