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Lalafuhsho

  • 3 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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  1. ash2326
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1337099224967:dw| A is the plane P is the airport. Is the diagram clear?

  2. ash2326
    • 3 years ago
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    @Lalafuhsho Can you understand the diagram?

  3. atlas
    • 3 years ago
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    yeah sure

  4. atlas
    • 3 years ago
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    From the triangle : Find Tan (Angle D) = tan 29 Also tan D= 3500/x Equate both of them. Find x :)

  5. Lalafuhsho
    • 3 years ago
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    Yeah I can. Thank you both :)

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