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 2 years ago
Suppose an airplane is at an altitude of 3500 ft and the angle of elevation from the airport to the plane is 29º. What is the horizontal distance from the plane to the airport? Round to the nearest foot.
 2 years ago
Suppose an airplane is at an altitude of 3500 ft and the angle of elevation from the airport to the plane is 29º. What is the horizontal distance from the plane to the airport? Round to the nearest foot.

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ash2326
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1337099224967:dw A is the plane P is the airport. Is the diagram clear?

ash2326
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@Lalafuhsho Can you understand the diagram?

atlas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0From the triangle : Find Tan (Angle D) = tan 29 Also tan D= 3500/x Equate both of them. Find x :)

Lalafuhsho
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah I can. Thank you both :)
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